Legal Glossary (English and Latin) - V

Verbatim

The Latin term "Verbatim " means, in a UK legal context: "word by word, exactly".

Vicarious Liability

An employer is vicariously liable for negligent acts or omissions by his employee in the course of employment whether or not such act or omission was specifically authorised by the employer.

To avoid vicarious liability, an employer must demonstrate either that the employee was not negligent in that the employee was reasonably careful or that the employee was acting in his own right rather than on the employer's business.

Vice versa

The Latin term "vice versa" means, in a UK legal context: "the other way around".

Vide

The Latin term "Vide" means, in a UK legal context: "see".

Volens

The Latin term "Volens" means, in a UK legal context: "willing".

 
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