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Lianne Craig

Head of Commercial Disputes and Partner

Lianne Craig

Lianne is a Partner at Hausfeld in London. She advises on complex dispute resolution across a range of sectors, with particular expertise in corporate and commercial disputes, competition litigation (follow-on damages claims) and financial services. Much of Lianne's caseload is international or multi-jurisdictional in nature, with her experience spanning cases which have gone to full trial, to applications for injunctive or other interlocutory relief, usually in the Chancery Division or Commercial Court of the High Court in England and Wales. She is also experienced in arbitration and mediation.

Since joining Hausfeld in 2010, Lianne has been heavily engaged in a number of follow-on damages claims for breaches of competition law, often for large groups of claimants, for example in the ongoing Air Cargo litigation.

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Education

University of Aberdeen - LLB (Honours) with Belgian Law – First Class Honours

Universite Libre de Bruxelles - Diplome en Droit Belge (Diploma in Belgian Law)

College of Law – Legal Practice Course (LPC) – Distinction

Bar Admissions

Solicitor, England and Wales

Affiliations & Memberships

Competition Law Observatory

Competition Litigation Association

Commercial Litigators Forum

Commercial Mediation Group

News & Press

RBS shareholders agree settlement ahead of court date signalling end of epic dispute, Legal Business, 07 June 2017.

'Banks face crippling Libor litigation Costs' - The Telegraph, 28 June 2012
'Libor scandal: reach of the inquiry' - The Times, 28 June 2012

Lianne Craig made a live guest appearance on BBC World News and talked on issues of LIBOR manipulation - 29 June 2012

Swaps mis-selling heaps woes on banks, The Financial Times, 29 June 2012

A time of reckoning, The Sunday Times, 1 July 2012

UBS windet sich im Libor-Skandal, Finanz und Wirtschaft (Swiss Financial Press), 6 July 2012.

Barclays turmoil tip of iceberg, Pensions & Investment, 9 July 2012

Lianne was interviewed by Tim Harford and Richard Knight on BBC 4's More or less programme about LIBOR on Friday 13 July 2012.

Reforming Libor: The $300 trillion question, The Economist, 28 September 2012.

Welche Bank kommt als Nächste? - Which bank will be next?, Tages Anzeiger (Swiss-German national daily newspaper), 19 December 2012.

Record UBS fine unlikely to be the end, Financial Times, 20 December 2012.

Publications

Legal update on Microsoft Mobile Oy (Ltd) v Sony Europe Limited & Others [2017] EWHC 374 (Ch), Global Competition Law Review, April 2017

"Out of time: the Supreme Court rules on the limitation period for bringing "follow on" damages actions, Lianne Craig, Tom Bolster & Tatiana Siakka, Global Competition Litigation Review.

Interviews in Metropolitan Corporate Counsel - “Europe looks at Collective Redress” and “Collective Redress across the Pond”

The Lawyer - “Balancing the Redress”.

"European Private Enforcement: The Claimant's Perspective", Lianne Craig & David Lawne,The Private Competition Enforcement Review, 6th Edition, September 2013.

"A summary of recent developments in antitrust damages claims, collective redress and funding in the EU and UK" Lianne Craig, Wessen Jazrawi, Stella Gartagani, Tatiana Siakka & Katie Fitzgerald Frazer, Global Competition Litigation Review, 4 July 2013.

"The LIBOR scandal and calls for regulation", American Bar Association (ABA) Section of International Law, February 2013.

"Access to EC Materials in the light of Pfleiderer, CDC and EnBW", Lianne Craig & Tom Bolster, Global Competition Litigation Review, 1 July 2012.

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