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About Alice Mingay

Alice is an associate in our commercial dispute resolution group, with a particular focus on competition litigation.

Alice advises on complex commercial and competition law disputes, and has particular expertise in collective proceedings and group litigation.

During her time at Freshfields, Alice has spent six months on secondment to Heathrow Airport's litigation team. 


Recent work

  • Advising Mastercard in the Merricks v Mastercard proceedings, which was the first major consumer claim under the UK collective proceedings regime and one of the largest damages claims in the UK courts (with a claim value currently estimated at around £10 billion).  The proceedings are currently addressing a series of preliminary issues trials and appeals, on matters including Causation, Limitation and Exemption, in 2023 and into 2024.  
  • Advising Mastercard in the proposed collective proceedings brought by two special purpose vehicles (brought on an opt-in and opt-out basis) in relation to certain of its interchange fees.  
  • Advising Volvo/Renault Trucks on the defence of follow-on litigation in the English courts following the imposition of record cartel fines by the European Commission, as well as the co-ordination of Volvo/Renault Trucks' Europe-wide defence.  


  • University of Oxford (Chinese Studies, First class honours)
  • Qualified solicitor (England & Wales)