Tristan has been involved with both litigating, and funding the litigation of, cartel damages actions for a decade.

Working with clients across the corporate and public sectors, he is experienced in helping to secure multi-million pound recoveries for clients. These clients have suffered serious financial losses, caused by complex and typically multi-jurisdictional instances of corporate wrong-doing perpetrated by their suppliers or competitors.

He has worked on several ground-breaking cases, most recently the iiyama and interchange fees litigation.

  • The iiyama cases, brought by a Japan-headquartered manufacturer against the LCD and CRT cartels, helped expand the territorial scope of purchases that can be included by claimants in such cases before English courts.
  • The interchange fees cases, brought by a variety of British retailers against MasterCard and Visa, helped clarify several of the key building blocks of competition litigation in England, such as disclosure and limitation.

England remains the forum of choice in Europe for bringing UK-based and Europe-wide cartel damages actions. Tristan is very happy to speak to corporate and public sector organisations, to help assess and bring their cartel damages actions in England. 

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