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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.  


Law Firm

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

RPC is a modern, progressive and commercially focused international law firm. Described as a “disputes powerhouse”, it has been recognised as one of the leading litigation practices in the UK, with particular experience handling complex litigation across various sectors and jurisdictions. The firm supports clients with a wide variety of high-profile cases, including a number of collective proceedings before the Competition Appeal Tribunal.

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.