Herbert Smith Freehills has launched the second edition of our text, Class Actions in England and Wales. The book was co-authored by Herbert Smith Freehills lawyers and published in the UK by Sweet & Maxwell. It has been edited by Damian Grave, Maura McIntosh and Gregg Rowan and co-authored, in addition, by partners Greig Anderson, Neil Blake, Simon Clarke, Julian Copeman, Kim Dietzel, Harry Edwards, Rupert Lewis, Andrew Taggart, Howard Watson, Alan Watts and Stephen Wisking.

Class actions have become an increasingly significant area of law and procedure, with growing numbers of claims being brought by large groups of claimants. This text will provide a comprehensive source of guidance for those looking to bring or defend class action litigation in England and Wales.

The second edition has been updated to reflect significant decisions and developments affecting class actions since the first edition was published in 2018. It also includes four new chapters on the following topics: data protection claims, product liability, insurance, and employment.

For more information, please see our litigation blog post.