The making of group litigation orders in the context of competing solicitors’ firms (Lungowe and others v Vedanta Resources plc)

CA 1690 – The making of group litigation orders in the context of competing solicitors firms (Lungowe and others v Vedanta Resources plc)

This case deals with the various considerations when the court is being asked to make a group litigation order, particularly, where competing solicitors’ firms are acting for a number of claimants. It was made plain that, submissions which are underpinned by a commercial advantage to the solicitors acting for claimants retaining their involvement independently from other claimant firms, will not find favour with the courts.

This article was first published by Lexis®PSL on 16/04/2020

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