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Hausfeld & Co LLP

Competition/European Law

4 ranked lawyersBand 1UKGlobal 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Leading player in competition damages claims that are founded on EC decisions on price-fixing cartels or abuse of dominance. Handles cases that combine follow-on claims with additional standalone elements relating to the duration and scope of suspected cartel activities. Often brings together large claimant groups in order to pursue claims in the UK or other key jurisdictions, working alongside the firm's offices in Germany and the Netherlands. Has notable experience in representing clients from the transport, energy and technology sectors.

Strengths

Sources describe the lawyers as "professional, entrepreneurial in their thinking, rigorous in their treatment of the issues and enjoyable to work with."

A client adds: "We greatly value the hands-on experience the Hausfeld team brings to bear in their advice and spearheading our claims. They're able to recommend tried and tested solutions having been through it all before."

Work highlights

Represented Renault in major follow-on damages claims arising from anti-competitive behaviour in the automotive industry.

Notable practitioners

Anna Morfey acts on claims in the transport, energy and technology sectors, assisting with opt-out collective claims and class actions.
"She is absolutely outstanding. She is a go-to partner for complex competition cases. She manages cases efficiently and effectively."

Anthony Maton has an impressive track record representing clients in opt-out collective damages proceedings involving the transport and financial services industries.

Nicola Boyle advises clients on claims for damages arising from price fixing and abuse of dominance matters. She is particularly active for multinational clients on domestic and international proceedings.
"She is good at managing complex cases and helping clients to negotiate in difficult multiparty situations."

Scott Campbell acts for claimants on damages actions arising from EC cartel decisions. He often acts for clients from the energy and retail industries.
"He is thoughtful, innovative, dependable, and someone who you would want on your side."

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UK

Competition Law: Private Enforcement: Claimant


Anna Morfey
Band 2
Anthony Maton
Band 1
Nicola Boyle
Band 3
Scott Campbell
Band 2