BCLP has been at the forefront of competition litigation ever since the seminal National Grid Gas Insulated Switch Gear claim issued in 2008. More recently, there has been significant interest in its successful trucks cartel follow-on claims for Royal Mail and BT, with judgment in favour of those claimants published in February 2023.
This was not a funded action for a wide consumer class – the type of claim which is consistently hitting the legal headlines – but there are some key learning points from the 300 page judgment which are relevant to all types of action in the Competition Appeal Tribunal, and to large scale commercial litigation more generally.
Sarah Breckenridge, of Erso Capital sat down with Andrew Leitch, a BCLP senior associate on the claims, to discuss where the judgment takes us and what litigants, lawyers and funders can learn from it.
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