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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to ensure that legal professionals are aware of the case of Woodland –v- Essex County Council and, in particular, of the circumstances in which a non-delegable duty of care may be imposed.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the importance of the case of Woodland –v- Essex County Council;
  • Know the background facts of the Woodland case;
  • Understand the procedural history of the Woodland case;
  • Be aware of the case law prior to the Woodland case;
  • Know the meaning of “non-delegable duty”;
  • Understand how the Supreme Court applied the legal criteria to Woodland;
  • Be aware of the implications of the Woodland case.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Legal Principles
Sources and References:
  • Woodland –v Essex County Council [2013] UKSC 6;
  • Majrowski v Guy’s and St Thomas’s NHS Trust [2005] QB 848;
  • Various Claimants v Catholic Child Welfare Society [2013] 2 AC 1;
  • Wilsons & Clyde Coal Co Ltd v English [1938] AC 57;
  • Gold v Essex County Council [1942] 2 KB 293;
  • Cassidy v Ministry of Health [1951] 2 KB 343;
  • Roe v Minister of Health [1954] QB 66;
  • House of Lords in X (Minors) v Bedfordshire County Council [1995] 2 AC 633;
  • Commonwealth v Introvigne (1982) 150 CLR 258;
  • Kondis v State Transport Authority (1984) 154 CLR 672;
  • Burnie Port Authority v General Jones Pty (1994) 179 CLR 520;
  • New South Wales v Lepore (2003) 212 CLR 511.
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In this CPDcast, Kathryn Duff, a barrister from 7 Bedford Row, looks at the case of Woodland –v- Essex County Council, focusing on the issue of whether a non-delegable duty should be imposed on the local education authority in respect of swimming lessons.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD hour for barristers at the Bar of England and Wales.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD point (0.5 for the podcast and 0.5 for completion of the test) for solicitors and legal professionals.

Podcast Length: 27:46

Date Recorded: 11th May 2015

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