Anthony Maton


Anthony Maton, London Managing Partner at Hausfeld, has over 20 years experience litigating claims in the UK and other jurisdictions. Anthony has established Hausfeld as the market leading claimant firm in Europe and been at the centre of the development of European competition damages litigation. Anthony is regarded by peers in the profession as one of the leading competition litigators and is a much sought-after speaker on the global competition circuit. Most recently, Anthony was invited by the President of the Competition Appeal Tribunal (a specialist competition tribunal in the UK) to assist in the drafting of new rules for the Tribunal on the bringing of collective competition law actions. Whilst litigating professionally and creatively, Anthony always seeks the best commercial and pragmatic results for his clients utilising creative approaches to the funding of costs and risk in litigation.

Anthony has been involved in some of the largest competition claims brought in Europe including Air Cargo, Marine Hose, LIBOR, Carbon Graphite, Wax and many more. He was also the lead partner on the successfully resolved Car Glass cartel claims. Anthony is also a skilled negotiator with a renowned ability to formulate innovative settlement strategies - he has personally overseen settlements on behalf of over 100 claimants. Anthony is recognised as a leader in the field of competition litigation by Chambers and Partners 2014. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (having arbitrated under many rules including the LCIA, ICC and LME), an accredited Mediator and former Secretary of the London Solicitors Litigation Association.

Anthony's experience at Hausfeld includes acting for more than 50 oil companies from across the globe in respect of the marine hose cartel, including acting on the innovative Parker Settlement; for a group of over 30 European businesses against Shell, Exxon and other oil companies in the paraffin wax cartel; for a group of European rail national, including DB, NS & Trenitalia in the carbon cartel; acting against BA in the London arm of the global air cargo cartel litigation being run by Hausfeld for over 400 businesses; and acting in negotiating and designing the Air Passenger settlement against BA/Virgin.

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  • March 21, 2017
    European Commission Re-Adopts Air Cargo Decision and Imposes Fines of €776m

    On 17 March 2017, the European Commission issued a press release stating that it has adopted a new infringement decision against 11 airlines in relation to the air cargo cartel.  The new decision corrects the procedural anomaly that led to the original decision’s annulment by the European General Court in December 2015 but otherwise retains the Commission’s original findings in identical terms. 

  • January 18, 2017
    Hausfeld Case Named as Part of the Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases to Watch in 2017

    According to The Lawyer, Hausfeld’s Stuart Wall case is “Expected to be the biggest swaps mis-selling claim against a bank in 2017”

  • November 14, 2016
    Hausfeld Ranked in Chambers & Partners UK 2017 for Competition & Banking Litigation

    Chambers & Partners UK 2017 has ranked Hausfeld as Band 1 in the Competition Law: Private Enforcement: Claimant – London category and named two London partners as Notable Practitioners. In addition, Hausfeld’s renowned Commercial Litigation practice has been recognised in the Banking Litigation: Conflict Free spotlight table.

  • September 21, 2016
    Hausfeld ranked in The Legal 500 UK 2016 for Competition, Commercial & Banking Litigation

    The Legal 500 UK 2016 has ranked Hausfeld in three different Dispute Resolution practice areas: Competition Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Banking Litigation: Investment & Retail. Furthermore, three London partners have been recognised in these categories. Such distinctions cement Hausfeld’s position as the leader in the field of antitrust/competition claimant work and distinguishes our unique offering and understanding of the financial services arena in the United Kingdom.