Nikki Stopford claims that Google has breached competition law by abusing its dominant position to shut out competition in the search advertising market. This enables Google to raise the prices paid by advertisers for prominence on the Google search page. These inflated prices are then passed on to consumers, who are charged higher prices for the goods and services they buy.
What does this mean for you?
If you have lived in the UK, are aged 16 years or over and have, since 1 January 2011, purchased any goods and/or services from businesses selling in the UK which used search advertising services provided by Google, you will automatically be included as a class member and may be eligible for compensation if the claim is successful. You can get involved by staying up-to-date with the claim:
How will we keep you updated?
Our website explains the proposed claim for compensation brought by Nikki Stopford against Google in respect of Google’s unlawful conduct in the search advertising market. We will keep it updated with any new developments, and be in touch by email with our updates.