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Claimants take on BT in major class action

Claimants put forward their case today against BT, in what is the first class action to progress to trial since the introduction of the new collective proceedings regime. The £1.3bn class action made The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases this year. Should the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) find in the claimants’ favour, the trial will define how […]

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In court this week: Three Top 20 cases kick off

Class action: BT in the hot seat Consumer champion Justin Le Patourel is set to take on BT in a £1.3bn claim today (29 January) on behalf of over two million UK customers in the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT). The class action will be highly significant to the collective proceedings regime in the UK as […]

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Spotlight: Clifford Chance lines up to defend group actions

This week on Spotlight, we look at a defence side team at Clifford Chance operating in the booming securities litigation space – specifically shareholder group action claims. Members of the team are defending Serco, one of the UK Government’s most high-profile outsourcing contractors, in a claim brought by a group of investors. The case featured as one of The […]

The Hearing: Waiting for judgment day

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Hearing, your insider’s guide to the UK’s litigation market. This week, what you need to know to help your in-house lawyers sleep at night, and Brown Rudnick continues its litigation expansion in London. First though, waiting for a judgment is a bit like waiting for exam results. By […]