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2020/21 Employer not liable for misuse of personal data by ‘rogue’ employee (UK)

Keywords Privacy
Authors Richard Lister
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381455 Richard Lister
Richard Lister is a Managing Practice Development Lawyer at Lewis Silkin LLP.
  • Abstract

      The Supreme Court has allowed an appeal by one of the UK’s major supermarket chains, overturning a finding that it was vicariously liable for a rogue employee’s deliberate disclosure of payroll data related to some 100,000 co-workers, of whom 10,000 brought a group claim for damages.

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