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Multi-million pound vehicle delivery claim passes latest legal hurdle

A claim against multiple maritime car carriers who operated an illegal cartel to manipulate car shipping prices has passed its latest legal hurdle.

24 June 2022

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Multimillion-pound claim against car shipping cartel gets legal green light

A £150m claim against car shipping companies for overcharging customers has passed a legal hurdle, enabling fleets and drivers to recoup overpayments.

24 June 2022

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Collective Proceedings Order

Judgment from Competition Appeal Tribunal hearing held on 29 November 2021.

28 February 2022

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Shipping Companies Face £150M CPO, Could Pay Out to Owners of 17M Vehicles Affected by Cartel

The Competition Appeal Tribunal has given the green light to a £150 million collective proceedings order (CPO) against five big shipping companies accused of setting up cartels to inflate shipping charges.

22 February 2022

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Class action to claim £150m compensation for fleet cars and vans

The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) has given the green light to a class action against multiple maritime car carriers who operated an illegal cartel to manipulate car shipping prices.

21 February 2022

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Motorist class action lawsuit over shipping cartel given green light to proceed

Motorists who bought a new car between 2005 and 2015 could soon be entitled to automatically receive a payout from five of the world’s biggest shipping companies in a £150 million legal case.

19 February 2022

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CPO Application Hearing

Details of the certification hearing in November and December.

31 December 2021

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Case Management Conference March 2021

The first case management conference was held in the Competition Appeal Tribunal 19 March 2021

19 March 2021

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The Suitability of The Class Representative

UK collective actions: the suitability of the class representative in CRA claims

9 December 2020

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UK Supreme Court: Recent Landmark Collective Actions Hearing

On 13 and 14 May 2020 there was a landmark hearing in the UK Supreme Court relating to the legal tests to be applied to proposed collective actions in the UK.

13 May 2020

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Litigation Funding Overview

Litigation funding is where a third party invests in a claim, paying for some or all of a party’s costs of bringing the claim in return for an agreed amount or share of the proceeds if the claim is successful.

10 May 2020

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AM-online: Legal action claims new car buyers were overcharged by shipping firms.

2 March 2020

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Motoring Research: UK motorists ‘overcharged £150 million’ for delivery of new cars.

2 March 2020

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The Sun: Millions of UK drivers could receive compensation after shipping company scam saw new car prices rise.

2 March 2020

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Fleetworld: Fleets could recoup new car ‘over payments’ in shipping cartel class action.

2 March 2020

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City A.M: Car shipping cartel to face UK class action.

2 March 2020

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The Scotsman: UK drivers could be owed £150m compensation over inflated delivery charges.

2 March 2020

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Daily Mail: Millions of British motorists are ripped off in £150million scam inflating the price of new cars after shipping firms conspired to fix delivery costs.

29 February 2020

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Auto Express: Car buyers could get compensation after claims of price fixing by shipping companies.

29 February 2020

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Press Release

Scott+Scott UK LLP – 29 Feb 2020 – Press Release

Legal action filed in the UK against five of the world’s leading shipping companies to recoup “over payment” on behalf of all affected UK consumers and businesses

29 February 2020

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