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Vicarious liability: employer not liable for post-Christmas party assault

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    Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Ltd [2017] IRLR 124 HC (0 other reports)

Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Ltd [2017] IRLR 124 HC

vicarious liability | assault | Christmas party

The High Court has held that an employer was not vicariously liable for a managing director's "brutal assault" of an employee during a drinking session after the employer's Christmas party.