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Industry-wide trucks cartel facing massive legal claim in UK tribunal

Related Member(s):
Rhodri Thompson QC
Related Practice Area(s):
Competition and Regulation

British truck owners and lessees could receive compensation totaling £14bn without even having to sign up to a claim, in one of the biggest class actions in UK legal history.

UK Trucks Claim Limited (UKTC) has issued proceedings on behalf of owners and lessees of over 600,000 trucks, which were sold by way of unlawful anti-competitive practices undertaken and admitted by a cartel of European truck manufacturers over a 14-year period.

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Rhodri Thompson QC is instructed as a competition law specialist by Weightmans.