Regulated Utility Companies Face a Barrage of Class Action Claims in the UK

Mark Bosley and Colm Gibson

August 2023

This year has seen a variety of new class-action claims focussed on UK utility companies. While a perception had been emerging that the bar for bringing such claims was low, more recent decisions have confirmed that a robust early defence can be effective in preventing or reducing the size of claims.

Mark Bosley and Colm Gibson discuss where these claims are coming from, the risks to utility firms, and potential avenues to mitigate risk should they be litigated against.

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