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Harry Denlegh-Maxwell is an associate in the dispute resolution team, with experience advising clients in complex, high-value disputes, which are often multi-jurisdictional in nature. Mr. Denlegh-Maxwell’s practice spans litigation, international arbitration, and internal investigations, as well as advising clients on sanctions-related issues

England’s Court of Appeal has decided that the Competition Appeals Tribunal (the “CAT”) erred in rejecting certification of former financial ombudsman Walter Merricks’ class action against MasterCard, for £14 billion.  As a result, the CAT will now reconsider whether to certify the class.  The decision has lowered the bar that will need to be cleared in this and future class actions in order to achieve certification.  In this alert, we consider the decision and its implications for the UK’s fledgling class action regime.

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