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Simon Di Rollo QC - Principled Expediency?
A look at the two recent decisions of the UK Supreme Court on Vicarious Liability (April 2020) - designed to correct misunderstandings of the lower courts concerning the governing principles of the application of secondary liability.

The talk will last 30 minutes, including a Q&A session.

Jul 7, 2020 12:00 PM in London

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Simon Di Rollo QC
Simon Di Rollo QC called in 1987 and took silk in February 2002. He has appeared in many important cases in both the Civil and Criminal courts including Supreme Court/House of Lords and JSPC. He has extensive and wide-ranging experience in other courts and tribunals including the GMC, the Disciplinary Tribunal of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and the Court of Arbitration for Sport at Lausanne. He has appeared in numerous Fatal Accident Inquiries and public inquiries. From 2010 to March 2012 he represented Patients Relatives and the Haemophilia Society in the Penrose Inquiry into contaminated blood and blood products. He was appointed Crown Counsel between 1997 and 2000. He lectured in civil procedure at the University of Edinburgh from 2000 until 2012 and was a member of the Sheriff Court Rules Council from 2002 until 2011. Since 2012 most of his work has been in the field of high value reparation in the Court of Session for both pursuers and defenders.