In court this week: Interchange fee dispute, Lebanese bank and PIP breast implants

CMC for “umbrella proceedings” in interchange dispute  Up first is the latest in the Merchant Interchange Fee “umbrella proceedings”. On Monday, the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) will reunite parties for a two-day case management conference. The proceedings centre around the complex question of pass-on in the vast Mastercard and Visa interchange litigation: are losses suffered […]

Abimbola Johnson, Doughty Street

The seven biggest moves at the Bar in October

There were moves, but also mergers at the Bar last month as 9 Gough Chambers and 1 Chancery Lane officially tied up to launch Deka Chambers. The set now comprises over 110 barristers and 14 silks. In other personnel news, 5RB’s Justin Rushbrooke KC stepped down as joint head of chambers, leaving the path open […]