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The Court of Appeal granted permission to BT to appeal the Tribunal's judgment on 18 November 2021. The hearing was held on 15 March 2022, and The Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal in their judgment dated 6 May 2022.
On September 27th 2021, the Competition Appeal Tribunal gave the green light for Justin Le Patourel to proceed with a claim against BT for alleged historic overcharging of landline customers by way of a class action.
Telecoms giant faces the prospect of paying £500 to more than 2m customers if it loses a class action lawsuit
Almost 2.5 million BT customers could receive compensation of up to £500 each after the courts approved a bid to launch a class action over claims the telecoms giant overcharged customers for landlines.
Millions of BT customers might be owed a £500 payout after the telecoms firm was accused of overcharging over 2 million landline users over a number of years.
A tribunal has approved a bid to launch a £600 million class action compensation claim against the UK's biggest telecoms provider on behalf of over two million customers that it allegedly overcharged.
Up to 2.3m customers face up to £500 payout each after tribunal approves case on alleged overcharging
A court has approved a £600m legal case against BT, on behalf of some 2m landline customers who claim they have been overcharged.
The Competition Appeal Tribunal has allowed Justin Le Patourel to bring the landmark case for more than two million landline-only BT customers.
More than two million BT customers could be set to pocket £500 each in compensation as a legal battle has been given the go ahead.
More than two million BT customers could receive a payment of £500 each from the firm over claims it overcharged them for landline services.
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Today, the courts approved a bid to launch a £600 million class action compensation claim against BT on behalf of over 2 million customers that it allegedly overcharged
A claim worth almost £600 million has been filed against BT at the Competition Appeal Tribunal by Mishcon de Reya, a leading London law firm.
The telecoms firm is facing a class action claim being brought by law firm Mischon de Reya and telecoms consultant Justin Le Patourel, which accuses it of anti-competitive behaviour.
A claim worth £600million has been filed against the UK's biggest phone and broadband supplier three years after watchdog, Ofcom, ruled the company had significantly overcharged 2.3million people
The Mirror (mirror.co.uk)
BT is facing a class action lawsuit over claims it failed to compensate elderly customers who were overcharged for landlines for years.
AROUND 2.3million BT landline customers could be given up to £500 each in compensation following a court case against the telecoms giant.
A £600m claim has been filed against BT at the Competition Appeal Tribunal that relates to historic overcharging for landlines.
About 2.3 million BT customers could receive compensation of up to £500 each under a landmark court case accusing the former monopoly of overcharging its landline-only customers.
BT ‘made more than £500m by overcharging the elderly for landlines’ | News | The Sunday Times (thetimes.co.uk)
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The phone bills for BT customers who have only a landline will fall by £7 a month from Sunday.
You can learn more about the claim from the associated documentation click the link below to visit the documents page.