Raft of top firms appointed by big six energy companies over market reforms

UK energy suppliers turn to magic circle firms and others to handle the fall-out from damning competition authority report

Seven law firms have won mandates advising the big six UK energy suppliers on regulator plans to force them to cut energy prices for millions of customers.

The proposals were unveiled in a damning report by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) following a year-long investigation, which found that energy companies were overcharging customers who failed to switch suppliers.

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