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Professor Carolyn Roberts

Proposed Class Representative

Professor Carolyn Roberts is the individual seeking to bring these claims and represent the interests of household customers who fall within the proposed classes (see more information about the legal process here).

Professor Roberts has been an environmental and water consultant since 1988. She has over thirty years’ experience working the fields of environmental science, water resource management and sustainability, and her experience includes advising businesses, universities and the UK Government.  

Professor Roberts is passionate about the preservation of water resources; she believes that water is public good which we all have a responsibility to protect.  

Leigh Day

Law Firm

Professor Roberts has instructed lawyers at Leigh Day to represent her in these collective proceedings.

Leigh Day has a longstanding reputation as one of the leading claimant firms in the UK, with particular experience handling complex group litigation. The firm represents claimants across a wide variety of high-profile cases. Leigh Day is ranked Band 1 for UK-wide Group Litigation by Chambers and Partners.  

Professor Roberts has also secured a significant funding package through commercial litigation funder, Bench Walk Advisors LLC. Bench Walk is ranked Band 1 by Chambers and Partners for UK-wide Litigation Funding, and is a member of Association of Litigation Funders