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Vicarious Liability for Group Companies: the Final Frontier of Vicarious Liability?

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Vicarious Liability for Group Companies: the Final Frontier of Vicarious Liability? / Morgan, Phillip David James.

In: Journal of Professional Negligence, Vol. 31, No. 4, 20.12.2015, p. 276-299.

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Morgan, PDJ 2015, 'Vicarious Liability for Group Companies: the Final Frontier of Vicarious Liability?', Journal of Professional Negligence, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 276-299.

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Morgan, P. D. J. (2015). Vicarious Liability for Group Companies: the Final Frontier of Vicarious Liability? Journal of Professional Negligence, 31(4), 276-299.

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Morgan PDJ. Vicarious Liability for Group Companies: the Final Frontier of Vicarious Liability? Journal of Professional Negligence. 2015 Dec 20;31(4):276-299.

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Morgan, Phillip David James. / Vicarious Liability for Group Companies: the Final Frontier of Vicarious Liability?. In: Journal of Professional Negligence. 2015 ; Vol. 31, No. 4. pp. 276-299.

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