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BT Group sees GBP600 million UK mass claim head to court after judges reject strikeout bid

By Simon Zekaria
  • 27 Sep 2021 12:23
  • 28 Sep 2021 04:14
BT Group will have to defend itself against allegations that it exploited its market dominance and harmed consumers after the man behind a mass damages claim against the UK telecom incumbent won approval today from competition judges to take his case to trial.
In June, Justin Le Patourel argued that

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Simon Zekaria

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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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