LML News & Events

Updates and events about our group action cases, plus general news about group litigation in the UK and related subjects.

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May

RBS Shareholder Litigation – making the business case for specialist group litigation management in the UK

RBS Shareholder Litigation – making the business case for specialist group litigation management in the UK

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22

Mar

Litigation Funding Article

Ben Hawkins summarises the Group Litigation climate in the UK in February 2017’s issue of Litigation Funding Magazine. Click here to read the article (PDF)

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21

Sep

Annual Litigation Trends Survey Highlights Growth in “Mass” Claims

Norton Rose Fulbright has published its 12th Annual Litigation Trends survey. This one leads with MORE CLASS ACTIONS as number 3 trend.

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13

Jul

VW and MasterCard – who will get justice first?

Two large consumer scandals – and the legal redress that follows – have hit national headlines recently. And the way the stories progress from here will provide a useful commentary on the effectiveness of the UK’s access to justice regime.

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1

Jun

Group Litigation – Huffington Post

The noise about group litigation in the UK rises again. Now Huffington Post has spoken.

Read more here http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/stefan-lancy/class-actions-litigation-_b_10213808.html

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15

Apr

Herbert Smith Freehills on Class Actions in the UK

Herbert Smith Freehills, one of the leading litigation firms in the world, have published their view that the UK class action market is “heating up in 2016”. According the their report, the trends fuelling this growth are: litigation funding on the rise with new players entering the market and existing funders raising significant funds, growing […]

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17

Feb

Jackson Reaction

Last week, on 28th January 2016, Sir Rupert Jackson made a key note speech to the Insolvency Practitioners Association where he called again for fixed recoverable costs to be introduced across all civil litigation. The intent is to move the UK system closer to that in Germany, for example, where legal costs are predictable and […]

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9

Feb

Withers appoints LML for group action

    Last week, on 28th January 2016, Sir Rupert Jackson made a key note speech to the Insolvency Practitioners Association where he called again for fixed recoverable costs to be introduced across all civil litigation. The intent is to move the UK system closer to that in Germany, for example, where legal costs are […]

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1

Feb

Guide to the Litigation Process

Introduction When litigation claims are made to Courts in England & Wales, there are various predictable stages that they go through before the trial. These steps are designed to draw out the facts and issues in a logical way and to make sure that if cases do get to trial, the judge can be provided […]

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26

Jan

CMA investigation welcomed

It was interesting to read that the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) is going to investigate the legal services market to address concerns about “affordability and standards of service” in the consumer and small business sectors.  These are precisely the clients who are most likely to be affected by the problems that LML group actions […]

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