Class Actions in the English Courts and Their Likely Implications
Two recent decisions in the English courts involving class actions will have lasting implications on actions seeking collective redress. The decisions involve high-profile defendants MasterCard and Google and respectively involve the UK Consumer Rights Act of 2015 and the Data Protection Act of 1986.
In this article, DACB partner Graham Ludlam and professional support lawyer Francesca Muscutt discuss the intricacies of these cases, the rationales behind the English courts’ decisions and implications for criteria that determine the legal viability—and potential damage rewards—of future class certification.
- Graham Ludlam, Partner, DACB, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Francesca Muscutt, Professional Support Lawyer, DACB, email@example.com
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