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Class action certification: The implications of the Supreme Court's Merricks Judgment

Date: 19 May 2021

Time: 16:00 - 17:30 (UK time)

Venue: Online

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Event Details

The panel will focus the recent developments in relation to class actions in the UK, discuss recent high profile litigations and take stock of how such cases can evolve in the future. The panel plans to discuss:

  • Conditions for class action certification
  • The role of economic analysis.
  • What is the relevance of recent cases (incl the Merricks case) for the future of private enforcement?   


Rachael Mulheron, Queen Mary University of London


  • Richard Murgatroyd, RBB Economics
  • Ricky Versteeg, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Phil Evans, FIPRA International
  • Leo Kitchen, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP

Event convened by Professor Ioannis Kokkoris, Co-Director of the Competition Law Forum, BIICL and Chair in Competition Law and Economics, QMUL

Join in the conversation @BIICL #ClassAction

Pricing and Registration

This event is free to attend but pre-registration is required.

Members of the Competition Law Forum (CLF) wishing to attend may also register by emailing the Events team. 

CPD Information

This event offers the equivalent of 1 CPD hour.


If you have any queries, please contact the Events team

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