No duty of care owed by occupier to contractor’s employee

No duty of care owed by occupier to contractor’s employee


CategoryNews Author William Norris QC, Judith Ayling Date

William Norris QC and Judith Ayling acted for the National Trust in Yates v National Trust, where it was held that no duty of care was owed by the National Trust to one of its independent contractors. This is a significant case for occupiers regarding their duties to employees of contractors who come onto their land.

To read more about the facts of the case and the decision please follow this link to the Berrymans Lace Mawer website.

To go straight to the judgment please follow this link, which redirects to Lawtel.


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