Defence chess

Spotlight: Meet the Freshfields team defending the most class actions

As revealed exclusively by The Lawyer, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has the most defence side mandates in Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) amid a booming class actions market. We laser in on the team on call.  The market: The interchange fee collective action, brought by class representative Walter Merricks on behalf of 45.5 million UK Mastercard customers, is […]

Claim spotter: Tesco takes another swing at Lidl

NatWest splashed with Norwich Pharmacal Order from swimwear brand Arena Italian swimwear brand Arena hit NatWest with a new claim last Tuesday (20 February) in the Business and Property Courts. Arena has brought a financial services and regulatory part 8 ‘transactions on financial markets or securities and/or banking’ claim against the banking giant, which The […]

In court this week: Google returns to CAT for £920m class action, as ex-solicitor takes on SRA

Google class action returns to CAT for fourth CMC Google is back in the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) this Friday for a fourth case management conference (CMC) in Elizabeth Coll’s long-running class action against the software behemoth. Coll, who is represented by Hausfeld, is representing a class of Android device users who have used the […]