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Supreme Court: James Bowen & Others -v- The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis  UKSC40
The Supreme Court has unanimously allowed the appeal in James-Bowen (and Others) (Respondents) v The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (Appellant)  UKSC 40.
The Commissioner (Appellant) was represented in the Supreme Court by Andrew Warnock QC and Lisa Dobie. The Supreme Court held that employers / quasi employers do not owe a duty of care to their employees/quasi employees to safeguard their reputational and economic interests in the conduct of litigation.
Lord Lloyd-Jones gives the Judgment with which the other Justices agree. The Judgment can be found at https://www.supremecourt.uk/cases/docs/uksc-2017-0003-judgment.pdf”