Emerald Supplies Ltd and another v British Airways plc  EWCA Civ 1284;  WLR (D) 294
“For a case to fall within CPR r 19.6, a claimant who had brought a representative action on behalf of the claimant and other representative claimants had to show at all stages of the proceedings that the interest of the claimant and all potential represented claimants was same.”
WLR Daily, 19th November 2010
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Published June 4, 2007
news , representative actions
“The arrival on UK soil of Michael Hausfeld, the doyen of American class-action lawyers, earlier in the year has inspired some fairly excitable headlines anticipating a tidal wave of US-style group litigation. ‘Big business beware,’ cautioned a profile in The Sunday Times. Another report in the insurance press started with the simple declaration: ‘The eagle has landed .'”
The Times, 4th June 2007