Clarity for consumer claims but Mastercard fight continues

The long-awaited Supreme Court judgment in Merricks v Mastercard, handed down in December 2020, is a defining moment for the UK's class action regime. 

The judgment constitutes welcome news for the claimant community and for advocates of greater access to justice and effective redress.

Global ViceChair and London Managing Partner, Anthony Maton, exchanged views with Andrew Mizner, Editor CDR, on different aspects of the judgment observing that:

"From a claimant perspective, it is a really good decision, because it allows you to have a great degree of certainty about bringing good consumer cases."

He was part of the Hausfeld team acting for the intervening party, consumer group Which?.

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