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Hausfeld & Co LLP

Work Department

Antitrust/Competition Disputes; Commercial & Financial Services Disputes.


Partner, London


Nicola Boyle has been instrumental in developing the firm’s Competition practice in London having joined Hausfeld shortly after its launch in 2009. Her experience lies in large-scale and complex litigation, including in relation to competition law and commercial disputes.

She has acted for corporate and individual clients on some of the most significant cartel damages claims of the last decade, both in the UK and continental Europe, including in relation to the multiple damages claim stemming from the Air Cargo cartel and the ‘Interchange fee’ litigation against Mastercard and Visa in London.

She is a driving force behind Hausfeld’s market leading position in collective actions and acts for the Consumers’ Association in relation to its opt-out claim on behalf of some 30 million consumers against Qualcomm.

A keen proponent of alternative dispute resolution, she is a skilled negotiator and has successfully resolved a number of complex multi-party disputes outside of the courts. Nicola has widespread expertise in litigation funding, after the event insurance and advising clients how to manage risk via alternative fee arrangements.

Previously at McGrigors, now Pinsent Masons.

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As a boutique litigation firm working on the claimant side, Hausfeld & Co LLP stands at the pinnacle of the market. Able to ‘operate seamlessly across jurisdictions’, the firm’s London competition disputes team is spearheaded by Scott Campbell, who has worked on some of the largest cartel damages claims in England and Wales. In addition to his work on damages claims and investigations, Campbell assists clients with managing their litigation costs and risk. He is supported by a host of exceptional partners including Nicola BoyleAnna MorfeyLesley Hannah and Anthony MatonLucy Rigby is also noted by clients as ‘an outstanding junior partner’. The team has recently acted in a varied range of complex competition litigation work, including the high-profile ‘App Stores claims’ and automotive cartels cases, and is handling a class action on behalf of millions of UK rail passengers.