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Hausfeld provides an insight into CAT decision re Gutmann v First MTR SW Trains Ltd

August 30, 2022 by CORLA

Gutmann v First MTR South Western Trains Limited and Another: The UK Court of Appeal vindicates the emerging collective proceedings regime and consumer claims

In an eagerly awaited judgment, the UK Court of Appeal (the “CoA”) has unanimously upheld the decision of the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (the “CAT”) to grant an opt-out Collective Proceedings Order (“CPO”) in proceedings brought by class representative Justin Gutmann against defendant companies in charge of operating London’s Southeastern and South Western railway routes.[1] The claim, brought on behalf of approximately 3 million customers, is valued at some £93 million plus interest.”

This article was written by Luke Streatfeild, Partner, and Charles Laporte-Bisquit, Senior Associate, at CORLA Founder Firm Hausfeld on 24 August 2022. To read more, please see here.

Published on August 30, 2022 by CORLA

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