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An interesting situation had just happened to me and made me think about a potential line of defence in case of troubles.

From the beginning: my neighbour asked if I could let him jump from my balcony to his flat one's located below mine as he's lost his door keys. After ensuring that he knew it might be dangerous and was able to do it, I let him go down and fortunately nothing had happened to him but I started thinking about his potential fall and, shame to admit, how would I defend myself if someone would try to blame me for the accident.

My very first thought was the volenti non fit injuria rule. I was pleased to find that this rule is present in English law therefore that would be my first attempt to defend myself as this guy acted on his own will.

Questions:
1) Does this approach make any sense in UK?
2) Would it be different if the situation would happen in Scotland?
3) Does the face that I'm not British (I'm EU citizen) change anything here?

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