Competition Appeal Tribunal certifies £1.5 billion collective consumer claim against Apple

06 May 2022

The Competition Appeal Tribunal yesterday took the unprecedented step of granting certification ‘on the spot’ for collective proceedings against Apple in relation to abuse of dominance claims concerning the distribution of iPhone and iPad apps through the ‘App Store’.

Ronit Kreisberger QC and Michael Armitage are acting for the class representative, Dr Rachael Kent, instructed by Hausfeld LLP.