Obtaining compensation or damages for those who have suffered losses because of unlawful conduct is at the cornerstone of what we do.
It is often more cost-effective for groups of individuals and businesses to recover their losses, using a collective mechanism to bring claims, especially when the value of individual claims is small but becomes sizeable when combined. In this way, collective redress ensures access to justice.
Today, Hausfeld offers significant experience of all aspects of collective redress - extended to all its core practice areas - and boasts an impressive track record in building damages actions on a group basis on both sides of the Atlantic.
Because of its market leading experience in bringing successful class actions in the US, courts often appoint Hausfeld as lead or co-lead counsel. In addition, the firm has pioneered the development of collective redress for antitrust abuse across Europe.
WHAT OTHERS SAY
Chambers US, 2020
A prominent litigation firm, renowned for its abilities representing plaintiffs in multidistrict class action antitrust suits across the country involving a wide variety of antitrust issues including monopolization, price manipulation and price-fixing.
Legal 500 UK, 2021
The team is hardworking and dedicated to securing a good outcome for its clients. It has a huge amount of experience in handling class action claims and understands the complexity of managing such litigation.
Chambers UK, 2020
"Their sweet spot is collective actions. If you bring those kinds of cases they are going to be big ticket and the defendants will be well represented, so you need high-quality representation", states one interviewee, going on to note: "The firm draws on its US experience where it is an obvious market leader, and it has helped shape the market here to a certain extent".
Benchmark Litigation 2020, US
Hausfeld has emerged as a plaintiff-side firm to be reckoned with in several categories… an undisputed trailblazer, identified as an ubiquitous presence by peers on both the plaintiff and defense sides of the ‘V.’
Chambers UK, 2020
They are able to perform an invaluable role in terms of pulling teams of economists together and having discussions with funders; they certainly have the network to handle these cases.
Chambers UK, 2019
Interviewees say that "for claimant work, Hausfeld clearly leads the pack," noting it is "right to say that they are in a class of their own on the claimant side.
Chambers US, 201
Hausfeld is ‘renowned for its abilities representing plaintiffs in multidistrict class action antitrust suits across the country involving a wide variety of antitrust issues.’