Saphya Caus


Saphya Caus is an Associate in Scott+Scott’s London office specialising in competition damages litigation. Mrs. Caus has also worked on a variety of disputes at all levels of the English Courts and in arbitration proceedings, acting for individuals and corporate clients in a wide range of industries.

Prior to joining Scott+Scott, Mrs Caus worked as a senior paralegal at Freshfields Bruckhaus Dringer LLP. During that time, she worked on leading competition damages claims, competition investigations in the financial service sector and High Court financial claims.

Mrs. Caus has studied law in France and got a French LLB before moving to the UK. Mrs Caus is bilingual in English and French.


Representative Cases:

  • Michael O’Higgins FX Class Representative Limited in a CRA claim in the Competition Appeal Tribunal arising from the FX Cartels.
  • Mark McLaren Class Representative Limited v MOL (Europe Africa) Ltd and Others
  • Acting for a large number of retailers (including Vodafone, Hermès, GrandVision, Michelin, Dunelm, Soho House, Grange Hotels) in their claims in the English High Court against Visa and Mastercard in relation to anti-competitive interchange fees
  • Acting for the Claimant, Vadim Benyatov, in a claim against his former employee, Credit Suisse, relating to losses suffered by Mr Benyatov while working for the bank in Romania – Vadim Don Benyatov v Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited, Claim No. QB-2018-001043 (The Lawyer’s and Law360’s “Top 20” cases to watch in 2020 and 2021)


Representative cases at prior firms:

  • Been part of the team who has advised a major financial institution in relation to the EURIBOR and LIBOR benchmark investigations before the major European, US and Asian competition authorities.
  • Been part of the team in a leading claim arising from the power cables.