Civil Proceedings: Legal Costs

Ministry of Justice written question – answered am ar 13 Rhagfyr 2023.

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Photo of Lord Gold Lord Gold Ceidwadwyr

To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact on access to third-party litigation funding of the Supreme Court’s judgment in R (on the application of PACCAR Inc and others) (Appellants) v Competition Appeal Tribunal and others (Respondents) [2023] UKSC 28.

Photo of Lord Bellamy Lord Bellamy The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

A Government amendment to the Digital Markets, Competition and Consumer Bill seeks to mitigate the impact of the judgment on litigation funding agreements for opt-out collective proceedings in the Competition Appeals Tribunal (CAT). The Bill is currently being considered by Parliament.

The Government is assessing the impact of the judgment and considering options for non-CAT proceedings.

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