‘A Blow For Collective Redress In The UK? Lloyd v Google [2021] UKSC 50′

“Those familiar with Competition law will be aware that collective proceedings before the Competition Appeal Tribunal are burgeoning. And it might have been hoped that the Consumer Rights Act 2015, and the recent flurry of collective proceedings that have been certified by the Tribunal following the Supreme Court judgment in Mastercard v Merricks [2020] UKSC 51, would have blazed a trail for collective redress in the United Kingdom – that where the Consumer Rights Act led, CPR Rule 19 might follow. There is a sore need in the UK for an effective mechanism for collective redress …” (more)

[Laura Elizabeth John, Monckton Chambers, 25 November]

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