Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (London)

Bruce Macaulay

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (London)

Bruce Macaulay is a partner at Skadden. He focuses on complex cross-border litigation, competition law disputes and international arbitration. Mr. Macaulay has been recommended as a leading individual for over a decade in both Chambers UK and The Legal 500 UK. He was included in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2021’s annual Global Leaders list and Lawdragon’s inaugural Global Litigation 500 list in 2021, and he also is recommended in Chambers Global and Best Lawyers. Mr. Macaulay is part of Skadden’s London arbitration practice that is ranked in the first tier for international arbitration across major legal directories. He is a solicitor advocate (and has rights of audience in the High Court) and a member of the London Court of International Arbitration. Mr. Macaulay also lectures regularly on cross-border litigation, investment treaty matters and competition law issues.


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Mustapha Mirza, Bill Batchelor, Bruce Macaulay, Sym Hunt The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal in its recent FX judgment demonstrates willingness to strike out poorly pleaded claims and deny opt-out certification (Evans / O’Higgins)


Takeaways The CAT is willing to consider strike-out seriously at the certification stage. The CAT considered striking out the claims of its own motion, and warned the proposed class representatives that they should consider ‘significant amendment and revision’ of their claims to avoid (...)

Bill Batchelor, Bruce Macaulay, Jonathon Egerton-Peters, Aurora Luoma, Sym Hunt The UK Supreme Court clarifies the low bar for class action certification (Merricks / Mastercard)


On 11 December 2020, the U.K. Supreme Court (the Court) handed down its much-awaited ruling in Merricks v Mastercard, dismissing Mastercard’s appeal against the English Court of Appeal’s April 2019 decision in a 3-2 ruling. The main aspects of the decision are explained below: This ruling (...)

Bill Batchelor, Bruce Macaulay, Ingrid Vandenborre, Jonathon Egerton-Peters, Sym Hunt, Boris Bershteyn The UK Court of Appeal grants the appeal by over 46 million consumers against a financial company in relation to alleged overcharging of interbank fees (Merricks / MasterCard)


This article has been nominated for the 2020 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. A recent Court of Appeal decision has reignited the prospects of a £14 billion class action against Mastercard. In a much-anticipated ruling, the court has (...)


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