Santander

Slaughters swipes Santander mandate off Dentons

In a new class action in the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT), Slaughter and May has been instructed to defend Santander, The Lawyer can reveal. In August, Enfield Labour Councillor and consumer advocate Doug Taylor brought the £1bn class action against Santander, Lloyds Banking Group and MotoNovo Finance. Taylor alleges that consumers were unknowingly charged higher interest rates due […]

Claim Spotter: The Ritz takes aim at a Southall salon, while Axiom Ince buys time to elect administrator

Luxury hotels and European designers embroiled in IP wars Bristows and Gowling WLG have been named as the firms going head to head in an IP battle between two European leather goods brands. Belgium luxury leather designer Delvaux Créateur, represented by Bristows, has issued a suit in the Intellectual Property and Enterprise Court again the […]

bitcoin

RPC takes over in bitcoin class action

RPC has taken over the mandate to defend Payward, owner of US cryptocurrency exchange Kraken, in a class action valued between £51m and £9.9bn brought against several crypto businesses. An estimated 240,000 UK investors of cryptocurrency Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) have claimed to have suffered losses after trading platforms Binance, Bittylicious, Kraken and ShapeShift delisted the BSV token in […]