Charity liability for protesters damage

The Supreme Court has recently considered whether charities could be liable for damage caused by protesters.

This particular case involved the UK arm of marine conservation charity Sea Shepherd, which owned a boat used by protesters organised primarily by a Sea Shepherd group in the US. The UK Supreme Court did not find the charity liable here, but it did lay out some of the logic it would use to rule on a claim.

Read more from Out-law.com http://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2015/march/whether-charities-liable-for-damage-caused-by-protesters-depends-on-factual-connections-says-expert/.

The judgement can be found in pdf, 233KB at https://www.supremecourt.uk/decided-cases/docs/UKSC_2013_0133_Judgment.pdf

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