Claimants seek to merge class action against HSF-repped Google

Today, the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) heard the first amalgamation application of its kind, as two separate class representatives sought to merge their claims against Google, represented by Herbert Smith Freehills, to avoid a carriage dispute. Former director of Ofcom, Claudio Pollack, brought his claim against Google in November 2022. Humphries Kerstetter and Geradin Partners represented Pollack, […]

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In court this week: Euronet and Tata Consultancy

Euronet and Mastercard head to the CAT for trial After an 11th-hour settlement between Euronet and Visa on 2 October, the dispute heads to trial today following a two-week delay with the remaining defendant, Mastercard. Euronet operates ATM networks in countries including the Czech Republic, Greece and Poland. It had alleged that Mastercard and Visa’s rules […]

Spotlight: RBS has cemented Stewarts’ position on shareholder claims

This week on The Lawyer’s Litigation Tracker, we zero in on Stewarts, one of the leading claimant side teams in the securities litigation market, specifically in the fast-growing area of shareholder group action claims. The market: The US has been launching shareholder group actions in securities litigation for some time, which seek to recover losses on behalf of investors […]

The Hearing: My magic circle is better than your magic circle

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Hearing, your weekly insider’s guide to the UK litigation market. This week, we look at why class actions are apparently the next best thing to falling in love. But first, the Bar often feels like a sensible, stable place compared to the boorishness of solicitors firms, their salary […]