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Anthony Maton

Anthony Maton

Anthony Maton, London Managing Partner at Hausfeld, has 25 years' experience of litigating claims in the United Kingdom and across the globe, and has been a law firm Partner for the last 16 of those. For the last 10 years Anthony has set up and then lead Hausfeld & Co LLP in London, where he has been at the centre of the development of Competition Damage Litigation in Europe, as well as establishing the firm as one of the go to litigation practises for actions against banks. Anthony is recognised in Chambers and Legal 500 for competition litigation as well as other directories including Super Lawyers. He speaks regularly in London and abroad on Competition, Financial Services and funding issues and co-chairs two of the leading forums on Competition Litigation in Europe for GCR and the European Forum. Anthony has also been at the forefront of developing and using innovative funding methods for Clients that allow them to litigate should they choose on a no risk no cost basis. His Client base includes: Samsung, LG, PSA, Deutsche Bahn and Michelin.

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.

Education

Law Society Finals, College of Law, Guildford – Pass

Common Professional Examination, College of Law, Guildford – Commended Pass

B.A. in Modern History, Exeter College, Oxford – First Class Honours and Fitzgerald Prize

Bar Admissions

Solicitor, England and Wales

Affiliations & Memberships

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

London Solicitors Litigation Association.

Law Society

International Bar Association

American Bar Association

Competition Litigation Network

News & Press

'Barclays' LIBOR embarrassment - The Economist, 27 June 2012;

Wall Street Bank Investors In Dark on Libor Liability, Bloomberg, 5 July 2012;

Publications

Law Firm of the Year, Competition Law.

Jurisdiction, Lexis PSL Competition, 15 April 2013;

The Private Competition Enforcement Review, LBResearch; and

Funding Litigation, Lexis PSL Competition, 07 May 2013;

2013 Q1 Report, Acquistion International Magazine - Acquisition International, 19 April 2013;

Guide to competition litigation for foreign companies, CorporateINTL - The Lawyer, 30 April 2013;

A.I. Global Media Ltd, Acquisition International, 3 May 2013;

Refresh, Biz Article, 24 June 2013;

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