Competition law litigation in the UK courts: a study of all cases 2009-2012

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Presents a study of cases in the UK courts between 2009 and 2012 involving domestic or EU competition law. Reviews the legal infrastructure underpinning private enforcement and discusses: (1) the methodology of the survey and the number of cases involved; (2) the success of competition law issues; (3) the courts in which the issues were determined; (4) follow-on actions; (5) successes at different stages of the litigation process; and (6) the competition law provisions relied upon. Notes the main themes emerging from the study and outlines reform proposals to facilitate private actions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55-67
Number of pages13
JournalGlobal Competition Litigation Review
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • competition law
  • competition law claims
  • EU law
  • private enforcement
  • private actions


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