LML News & Events
Updates and events about our group action cases, plus general news about group litigation in the UK and related subjects.
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)
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 […]
Competition Litigation – A Car Crash Waiting to Happen
With beautiful timing, the VW emissions scandal hit the headlines at the beginning of October, when the collective actions provisions of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 came into force. This was a dream ticket for the media, which needed a real life story to bring a legal industry development to life. We wrote here expressing our reservations about a group claim by VW customers.
Opt out collective actions are here
Wednesday 25th March 2015 saw the Consumer Rights Act 2015 receive royal assent. This is a huge success not only as Parliament managed to work a weighty piece of legislation through just before it was dissolved, but also because the much heralded ‘opt out’ collective actions in competition law now represent a radical new route […]
LML to manage high profile timeshare case
Litigation Management Ltd (LML) have been appointed as the management team for a high profile legal case and campaign being brought against MacDonald Resorts by unhappy timeshare owners.