23 June 2022

UK Class Action Regime Breaks Ground With 1st Opt-In Suit: Caroline Harbord speaks to Law360

Dispute Resolution Partner, Caroline Harbord, has been quoted in the Law360 article entitled 'UK Class Action Regime Breaks Ground With 1st Opt-In Suit'.

An antitrust tribunal has given the go-head for a £2billion claim over a price-fixing cartel, granting the U.K.'s first ever opt-in class action.

Harbord said "while standalone opt-in applications may be made in specific circumstances, such as a trade body with a significant and unusually motivated membership that has signed up for the claim, these circumstances are quite unusual."

The article was first published on Law360 UK on 17 June 2022, and is available to read in full here, behind the paywall.

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