By Luke Geary, Partner
Plaintiffs A, B, C & D v Bird, Clancy and Little Pigeon Pty Ltd t/as Footprints Childcare Centre  NSWSC 1379 is a recent Supreme Court of NSW decision which has advanced the law relating to vicarious liability. In the judgment, Her Honour discussed the principles of Prince Alfred College Incorporated v ADC  HCA 37 and commented that a volunteering relationship can still give rise to a finding of vicarious liability, taking the position that a relationship of employment is not a precondition.
We have prepared a Case Note which outlines:
- the facts of the case;
- the various issues of the case;
- a recap of Prince Alfred College Incorporated v ADC  HCA 37; and
- the findings of the case.
We would be pleased to discuss any questions you may have with you.
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