Hausfeld has been recognised by Chambers & Partners UK 2017 ("C&P") as Band 1 in the Private Enforcement: Claimant – London category. According to C&P, Hausfeld is: "(a) Leading player in competition damages claims in the UK. Extensive expertise in class actions, providing the ability to manage significant standalone and follow-on cases on behalf of multiple claimants on a multi-jurisdictional basis." For the full ranking, please see here.
In addition, Hausfeld London partners Anthony Maton and Nicola Boyle have been highlighted as Notable Practitioners in the field. According to C&P, Hausfeld’s London Managing Partner Anthony Maton "is experienced in all types of dispute resolution and has noted expertise in the financial services sector. He advised Emerald Supplies and others on follow-on damages actions against British Airways resulting from the EC's air cargo cartel decision. Sources remark: "He is a very able lawyer with good judgement - he is at the cutting edge of these sort of claims."
Partner Nicola Boyle is regarded as "an expert in damages claims with experience in the financial services and industrial sectors. Clients describe her as "very hands-on, knows the cases well and has a good eye for detail."
Hausfeld’s prominent Commercial Litigation practice has been also recognised by C&P on its Banking Litigation: Conflict Free spotlight table. C&P highlighted Hausfeld "Represents claimants in actions against major banks and financial institutions centred on a wide range of issues. Particularly adept at handling litigation with pronounced competition law elements." For the full ranking, please see here.
Commenting on this recognition by C&P, Chairman Michael Hausfeld stated: "Chambers & Partners UK has once again recognised Hausfeld as both a Band 1 firm for private enforcement of competition litigation and highlighted the firm’s expertise in the Banking Litigation – Conflict Free category. These distinctions will further bolster Hausfeld’s ability to service its growing and high-profile caseload and maintain the firm’s position at the forefront of private enforcement and banking litigation expertise."
These distinctions follow an outstanding year for the firm as it continues to expand its litigation offering. In the last twelve months, Hausfeld opened offices in Berlin and Boston and built up its team of litigators across the globe.
In the United States, Hausfeld has also been recognised by Chambers & Partners among the top law firms nationwide and was ranked Band 1 in the Antitrust: Plaintiff category. Please see here for the full profile.
Hausfeld is a leading global law firm with offices in Berlin, Boston, Brussels, London, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Washington, DC. The firm has a broad range of complex litigation expertise, particularly in antitrust/competition, financial services, sports and entertainment, environmental, mass torts, consumer protection, and human rights matters, often with an international dimension. Hausfeld aims to achieve the best possible results for clients through its practical and commercial approach, avoiding litigation where feasible, yet litigating robustly when necessary. Hausfeld’s extensive experience with alternative and innovative fee models offers clients a diverse menu of engagement options and maximum flexibility in terms of managing their cost exposure.
Hausfeld is the only claimant firm to be ranked by the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners as a top tier firm in private enforcement of antitrust/competition law in both the United States and the United Kingdom. For more information about the firm, including recent trial victories and landmark settlements, please visit: www.hausfeld.com/