The UK Class Actions Forum - The 4th Annual

Join Experienced Practitioners to Navigate the Evolving UK Group Litigations and Class Actions Landscape

15th - 16th October 2024 - One Whitehall Place / Royal Horseguards

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There have never been as many group action cases underway at once in the United Kingdom as there are today. With a combined value of over 200 billion pounds, navigating this fast-moving space provides many challenges and yet more opportunities.

Connect with the experienced practitioners involved in key cases as they give practical insights into ongoing GLO, CPO, and CPR 19.8 actions, alongside lessons learned from the evolution of the UK class action landscape such as:

 
Resolving Class Action Cases - Post Settlement Developments in the UK

- Out of Court Resolution of Class Action Cases

- Implications of Recent Settlements for Ongoing Cases

- Settlement Requirements in the UK and Responsibility to Claimants

 
Revelations in Trial - The First Class Action Cases in Court

- How Aggregated Damages are Calculated

- Methods of Distributing Damages to the Class

- Argument Strategies in Court

- Observations from BV v Le Patourel

 
Mapping the Trajectory of Class Actions in the United Kingdom

- Where and How will Collective Group Litigations Grow

- Evaluating Legislative Attitudes to Recent Case Developments

- Assessing if the Current Competition Regime will Expand to Other Areas of Law

 

Meet Your Expert Advisory Board:

Boris Bronfentrinker
Boris Bronfentrinker Partner
Willkie Farr & Gallagher
Wessen Jazrawi
Wessen Jazrawi Partner
Hausfeld
Harriet Ellis
Harriet Ellis Partner, London
Linklaters (UK)
Natasha Johnson
Natasha Johnson Partner
Herbert Smith Freehills

With Balanced and Informed Viewpoints

While other events weigh claimant or defendant side, The UK Class Actions Forum 2024 brings a balanced perspective addressing concerns for all parties. Delegates will benefit from a more even discussion, hearing from a diverse set of perspectives that give insights to the mindsets of opposing counsel. Their experience covers key areas of class action litigation, such as Data Privacy, Shareholder and Securities Litigation, ESG, and emerging fields like Cryptocurrency and Digital Assets.  

Experienced Speaker Perspectives From:

John Yanchunis
John Yanchunis Attorney
Morgan & Morgan (US)
James Hennah
James Hennah Dispute Resolution Partner
Linklaters
Bill Batchelor
Bill Batchelor Partner
Skadden
Jennifer Miles
Jennifer Miles Partner
Eversheds Sutherland
Koen Rutten
Koen Rutten Partner
Finch Dispute Resolution (The Netherlands)
Marc Israel
Marc Israel Partner
White & Case
Dorothea Antzoulatos
Dorothea Antzoulatos Director
Charles Lyndon
Jeremy Sher
Jeremy Sher Partner, International Co-Head of Global Class Actions Group
DLA Piper
Mark Sansom
Mark Sansom Managing Partner
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Simon Walsh
Simon Walsh Special Counsel
Cadwalader
Cormac O’Daly
Cormac O'Daly Partner
WilmerHale
Belinda Hollway
Belinda Hollway Partner
Scott+Scott
Elizabeth Jordan
Elizabeth Jordan Senior Counsel
Slaughter and May
Bruce Macaulay
Bruce Macaulay Partner
Skadden
Andrew Wanambwa
Andrew Wanambwa Partner, Dispute Resolution
Lewis Silkin (UK)
Francesca Richmond
Francesca Richmond Partner
Baker McKenzie
Seamus Andrew
Seamus Andrew Managing Partner
Velitor Law
Danielle Carr
Danielle Carr Partner, Dispute Resolution
Rosenblatt (UK)
Simon Ellis
Simon Ellis Partner
Hugh James
Omar Shah
Omar Shah Partner
Morgan Lewis
Dr. Michael Pocsay
Dr. Michael Pocsay Counsel
Clyde & Co
Camelia O’Brien
Camelia O'Brien Director
AlixPartners
Mark Molyneux
Mark Molyneux Head of Disputes
Addleshaw Goddard
Tom Ross
Tom Ross Partner
Harcus Parker
Peter Crudo
Peter Crudo Executive Vice-President
Verita (USA)
Emily Cox
Emily Cox Partner
Pinsent Masons
Scott Hardy
Scott Hardy Top Class Actions
Top Class Actions
Daniel Leader
Daniel Leader Partner
Leigh Day
Satyen Dhana
Satyen Dhana Partner
Simmons & Simmons
Julianne Hughes-Jennett
Julianne Hughes-Jennett Partner
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
Lara McDermott
Lara McDermott Executive Vice-President
KCC/ Gilardi & Co.
Helen Fairhead
Helen Fairhead Partner
Norton Rose Fulbright
Dr. Can Çeliktemur
Dr. Can Çeliktemur Principal
Brattle
Craig Watt
Craig Watt Partner & Solicitor Advocate
Brodies LLP
Daniel Williams
Daniel Williams Partner
DWF Group

Attend for

Practical sessions for both bringing and defending against class actions
Network with international practitioners
Coverage of all major class actions practice areas

Excellent Networking Opportunities With UK Collective Action Peers

This event spread across two days will result in more opportunities for networking, and in-depth discussion into topics. It’s location in London will provide greater access to practitioners with hands-on familiarity of relevant cases, whose proximity to the venue encourages their attendance. It is a premium event without the premium price, increasing it’s affordability and making it more accessible to a variety of experts.

Event Partners

Claims Administration Partner

Contact Us

Partnerships

For Partnerships enquiries please contact Helen on +44 (0) 20 3433 2281 or email helen@thoughtleaders4.com

General and Booking

For General and Booking enquiries please contact Danushka on +44 (0) 20 3580 5891 or email danushka@thoughtleaders4.com

Speaking Opportunities

For Speaking Opportunities enquiries please contact Owen on +44 (0) 20 3998 9971 or email owen@thoughtleaders4.com