In court this week: SFO, Marks & Clerk and Atlas Mara

Possible High Court opt-out group action heads to Court of Appeal Heading to the Court of Appeal on Tuesday (21 November) for two days is the group action case brought by the Commission Recovery Limited (CRL) against IP law firm Marks & Clerk and its affiliated partnership, Long Acre Renewals. In February 2023, the High […]

Spotlight: Freshfields’ answer to Germany’s mass claims problem

This week on The Lawyer’s Litigation Tracker, we explore Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s Mass Claims Unit (MCU). Offering a novel take on how to handle this ever-growing part of the European disputes market, the magic circle firm wants to be a one-stop shop for the largest mass claims and tap into previously unexplored talent pools. The […]

In court this week: Amazon and mammoth water case

£150m water company case heads to the Chancery Division Starting on Wednesday (15 November) for six weeks is the case brought by 100 property search companies against most major water companies, including Northumbrian Water, Anglican Water, United Utilities and South West Water, to name a few.  Over several years, the claimants bought environmental searches from […]