Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2018] All ER (D) 47 (Feb)
Neutral Citation: [2018] UKSC 4
Court: Supreme Court

Lady Hale P, Lord Mance DP, Lord Reed, Lord Hughes and Lord Hodge SCJJ

Representation Nicholas Bowen QC and David LemerDuncan Fairgrieve (Instructed by Grieves Solicitors) for the appellant.
  Jeremy Johnson QC and Ian Skelt (Instructed by West Yorkshire Police Legal Services) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 8 February 2018


Police - Negligence - Duty to take care

The Case

Police Negligence. The appellant passer-by was injured as a result of being exposed to the very danger from which the police officers had a duty of care to protect her, whilst they were arresting a suspected criminal. The Supreme Court in coming to that decision, overturned the decision of the Court of Appeal, Civil Division.

Practice Areas

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