Bellman (a protected party by his litigation friend) v Northampton Recruitment Ltd

Employment – Remedies. In an assault by a managing director on an employee of the company at an our of hours drinking session, the Court of Appeal, Civil Division, held that although the drinking session was not a seamless event with the works Christmas party, there was sufficient connection between the managing director's field of activity and his wrongful conduct to make it right that the defendant be held vicariously liable.

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