Power Cables class action certified

09 May 2024

Spottiswoode v Nexans France SAS & others [2024] CAT 31

Clare Spottiswoode CBE has been authorised by the Competition Appeal Tribunal to act as the class representative in collective proceedings seeking to recover damages for any loss which flowed through to domestic electricity bills in Britain from the power cables cartel identified by the European Commission.

Fiona Banks and Jack Williams act for Prysmian, led by Jemima Stratford KC (instructed by Macfarlanes LLP).

Michael Armitage acts for NKT, led by Victoria Wakefield KC (instructed by Addleshaw Goddard LLP).

The full judgment can be read here.