She has a particular interest in issues relating to the interplay between competition, consumer protection and data protection law in the context of data dominance and platforms. Before joining Milberg London, she represented clients from a range of sectors, including pharmaceuticals, construction, financial services, retail and digital.
Natasha developed and led the opt-out consumer collective action – Justin Le Patourel v BT. The first standalone collective action to be successfully certified by the UK’s specialist court, the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) and a key case in the development of the CAT’s collective actions regime.
Natasha is currently instructed on two standalone abuse of dominance claims in the gaming sector. The first against Sony PlayStation acting for Alex Neill Class Representative in relation to a claim on behalf of 8.9 million UK consumers for excessive pricing on digital games and in-game content, the second against Valve Corporation acting for Vicki Shotbolt Class Representative in relation to most-favoured nation clauses and excessive pricing.
Natasha joined Milberg London to build its competition practice with a focus on consumer redress and holding to account companies that have infringed competition law. Natasha has standout expertise in securing litigation funding and after the event insurance for group claims.
Natasha helped set up and is the Treasurer for The Collective Redress Lawyers Association (CORLA), of which Milberg London is a founding member). She leads the sub-policy committee on Litigation Funding. Natasha was also recently appointed to the CAT User group. She is also an advisory board member to Lexverify an AI powered compliance solution.