London Managing Partner, Hausfeld
Anthony has over 20 years experience litigating claims in the UK and other jurisdictions. Anthony has established Hausfeld as the market leading claimant firm in Europe and been at the centre of the development of European competition damages litigation. Anthony is regarded by peers in the profession as one of the leading competition litigators and is a much sought-after speaker on the global competition circuit. Most recently, Anthony was invited by the President of the Competition Appeal Tribunal (a specialist competition tribunal in the UK) to assist in the drafting of new rules for the Tribunal on the bringing of collective competitive law actions. Whilst litigating professionally & creatively, Anthony always seek the best commercial and pragmatic results for his clients utilising creative approaches to the funding of costs and risk in litigation.
Anthony has been involved in some of the largest competition claims brought in Europe including Air Cargo, Marine Hose, LIBOR, Carbon Graphite, Wax and many more. He was also the lead partner on the successfully resolved Car Glass cartel claims. Anthony is also a skilled negotiator with a renowned ability to formulate innovative settlement strategies - he has personally overseen settlements on behalf of over 100 claimants. Anthony is recognised as a leader in the field of competition litigation by Chambers and Partners 2014. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (having arbitrated under many rules including the LCIA, ICC and LME), an accredited Mediator and former Secretary of the London Solicitors Litigation Association.
Anthony's experience at Hausfeld includes acting for more than 50 oil companies from across the globe in respect of the marine hose cartel, including acting on the innovative Parker Settlement; for a group of over 30 European businesses against Shell, Exxon and other oil companies in the paraffin wax cartel; for a group of European rail national, including DB, NS & Trenitalia in the carbon cartel; acting against BA in the London arm of the global air cargo cartel litigation being run by Hausfeld for over 400 businesses; and acting in negotiating and designing the Air Passenger settlement against BA/Virgin.