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  • Five UK water companies appear in court for the first time in relation to allegations of underreporting pollution incidents and overcharging customers as a result

    Five UK water companies appear in court for the first time in relation to allegations of underreporting pollution incidents and overcharging customers as a result

    A date has been set for the Competition Appeals Tribunal (CAT) to consider claims being brought on behalf of millions of overcharged household water customers against Severn Trent Water, United Utilities Water, Yorkshire Water, Northumbrian Water and Anglian Water. Read more

  • First environmental collective action claim launched on behalf of millions of customers overcharged by water companies

    First environmental collective action claim launched on behalf of millions of customers overcharged by water companies

    Law firm Leigh Day plans to file the UK’s first-ever “environmental” collective action against several wastewater companies accused of breaching the country’s antitrust rules, a week after an economic consultancy urged the country’s competition authority to open a probe based on the same allegations. Read more

  • Landmark class action claim targets wastewater companies

    Landmark class action claim targets wastewater companies

    Law firm Leigh Day plans to file the UK’s first-ever “environmental” collective action against several wastewater companies accused of breaching the country’s antitrust rules, a week after an economic consultancy urged the country’s competition authority to open a probe based on the same allegations. Read more

  • Litigation funding secured for opt-out competition claims against UK water and sewerage companies

    Litigation funding secured for opt-out competition claims against UK water and sewerage companies

    Law firm Leigh Day plans to file the UK’s first-ever “environmental” collective action against several wastewater companies accused of breaching the country’s antitrust rules, a week after an economic consultancy urged the country’s competition authority to open a probe based on the same allegations. Read more