Ashurst (London)

Tim West

Ashurst (London)

Tim West is a partner in dispute resolution team of Ashurst. Tim has a broad ranging practice, acting for clients dealing with complex commercial and contractual disputes. He has significant experience in commercial litigation in the banking, automotive, energy and pharmaceutical industries, including experience acting on both patent and competition follow-on damages claims. Tim has also acted for clients in high profile public inquiries and in litigation brought by regulators and has a significant amount of regulatory investigations experience, including acting for a global investment bank in relation to bookbuild messaging regarding a block trade and acting for a derivatives trader of a major European investment bank in a LIBOR-related cross-border investigation. Tim is dual-qualified in England & Wales and Australia.

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619 Bulletin

Tim West, Euan Burrows, Max Strasberg The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal declines to certify two claims advanced against a number of UK banks for their participation in a forex spot rate manipulation cartel as opt-out collective proceedings (Evans / O’Higgins)


On 31 March 2022, the Competition Appeal Tribunal (’CAT’) refused to certify two claims advanced against a number of UK banks for their participation in a foreign exchange spot rate manipulation cartel as opt-out collective proceedings. The novel issue before the CAT at the certification (...)

Euan Burrows, Max Strasberg, Tim West The England & Wales High Court dismisses a €480M follow-on damages claim against a smart card chip cartel on the ground that the suit is barred by the statute of limitations (Gemalto / Thales / Infineon / Renesas)


The English High Court has ruled that, on the facts of the case, claimants Gemalto had sufficient information about the smart card chips cartel to support a reasonable claim for damages at the point at which the European Commission issued its statement of objections to defendants Infineon and (...)


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