Stuart Carson > Stewarts Law LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile
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Partner with Competition Litigation department.
Stuart specialises in complex and high-value competition litigation, having advised on some of the largest cartel damages claims to be litigated in Europe.
Stuart specialises in competition damages claims, the breadth of which is extensive and includes particular expertise in relation to complex and innovative funding structures. Stuart has acted for clients in the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, High Court and Competition Appeal Tribunal.
Recent cases of note include:
- Acting for major retailers in multi-billion pound claims against Visa and MasterCard
- Acting for multi-national building materials manufacturer in its claim arising from the Trucks Cartel
- Acted for a global manufacturer in a billion Euro claim arising from the worldwide LCD and CRT Cartels
- Acted for global corporation in its claim arising from the Smart Cart Chips Cartel
Stuart joined Stewarts in 2011, having previously worked as a litigation lawyer in-house for the global energy company Engie, dealing with high-value commercial litigation. Stuart was promoted to partner at Stewarts in 2018.
Stuart enjoys running, coaching swimming and skiing.
Praised for its ‘excellent judgement’, Stewarts Law LLP‘s team has established itself as a go-to adviser for claimants in the UK and across Europe. It is highly sought out by large corporations seeking compensation for losses incurred as a result of cartel activities or abuses of a dominant position. Of recent note, the team is noted for its successful appearance before the Supreme Court, where it defended a prior decision by the Court of Appeal in favour of its multiple retailer clients as part of their interchange fee dispute with Visa and MasterCard. Kate Pollock heads up the team, which also includes Inge Forster and Stuart Carson.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Insurance > Clinical negligence: claimant
- Private client > Family
- Insurance > Personal injury: claimant
- Dispute resolution > Banking litigation: investment and retail
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: premium
- Dispute resolution > Competition litigation
- Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: civil
- Private client > Contentious trusts and probate
- Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: white-collar crime (advice to individuals)
- Risk advisory > Regulatory investigations and corporate crime (advice to corporates)
- Employment > Senior executives
- Dispute resolution > Tax litigation and investigations
- Dispute resolution > International arbitration
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Reputation management
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