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This collection sees leading private lawyers look at how vicarious liability is treated through-out the common law world. Vicarious liability, that is the strict liability for the torts of others, crosses legal systems. In addition, as one of the more controversial areas of tort law, it has been debated by the highest courts in the common law world. This comparative work, by exploring how the key common law jurisdictions treat the question, provides an expertly drawn landscape of the subject and its key doctrines. Jurisdictions covered include, the United Kingdom, Australia and the United States. Its critical analysis will ensure it is essential reading for all scholars of tort law. Its engagement with the judicial approach, means that all practitioners in the field will find it compelling.