Briana Walley

Briana focuses her practice on litigation and dispute resolution. She is experienced in representative proceedings and class actions (for both plaintiffs and defendants), commercial disputes, securities litigation, insurance and general civil litigation. She has appeared in the High Court of New Zealand.

New Government Bill to Reverse Supreme Court’s Decision on Litigation Funding

By , , and on Mar 27, 2024
Posted In Legislative Update, Regulatory/Compliance, Transportation & Logistics, United Kingdom

The Litigation Funding Agreements (Enforceability) Bill was introduced to Parliament this week, following the UK government’s announcement earlier this month that it would introduce legislation that would reverse the outcome of the UK Supreme Court’s recent decision in R (on the application of PACCAR Inc and others) v Competition Appeal Tribunal and others.[1] In PACCAR,...

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Representative Proceedings | A Low Bar to the “Same Interest” Requirement?

By and on Feb 11, 2024
Posted In Court Judgment, United Kingdom

In Commission Recovery Ltd v Marks & Clerk LLP & Anor [2024] EWCA Civ 9, the Court of Appeal handed down one of its first decisions concerning representative proceedings following the landmark Supreme Court decision in Lloyd v Google. The Court of Appeal upheld the High Court’s decision at first instance and allowed a representative...

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