Six Predictions For Class Actions In The UK (Video)

Author:Mr Jean-Pierre Douglas-Henry, Neil Bowker, Teresa Hitchcock, Jeremy Andrews, Adam Ibrahim and Jeremy Sher
Profession:DLA Piper

In recent years there has been an explosion in large-scale mass litigation taking place across the globe. In the UK, substantive changes to the law, the growth of litigation funding and the focus on enhanced returns for investment in the shadow of the financial crisis has increased the threat of mass litigation, taking three main forms:

mass claims in the form of various claimants being added to a claim form; group litigation orders and representative proceedings; and collective redress for anti-competitive activity. DLA Piper has a strong track record in group litigation, what is now commonly called "Class Actions" and we have represented key clients on landmark cases globally. In the second in a series of films, our Class Actions Group discuss our six predictions for Class Actions in the United Kingdom including:

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