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Comment: Future of UK’s nascent class-action lawsuit regime hangs in the balance

By Simon Zekaria
  • 02 Jun 2022 11:20
  • 02 Jun 2022 11:20
The UK's revamped class-action lawsuit regime may become toothless as mass claimants and their financiers could see the funding agreements that underpin their lawsuits invalidated by the country's highest legal authority.
It's an important task ahead for the Supreme Court, which will determine the lawfulness of third-party litigation funding that

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Simon Zekaria

Senior Correspondent

Simon Zekaria is a senior correspondent in London, covering UK regulation. Prior to joining MLex, Simon reported on business news for The Wall Street Journal, including on telecommunications, media, technology and consumer affairs. Simon was also a writer for the WSJ on diverse subjects such as Brexit, UK politics and global sport. Simon was previously a correspondent on competition issues and European politics for Thomson Reuters and Agence France-Presse in Brussels. Simon is a graduate of Edinburgh University, with Masters degrees in literature and law. A French speaker, he has studied at the Sorbonne University, Paris.

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