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HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS EMERE GODWIN BEBE OKPABI AND OTHERS v ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC AND SHELL PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY OF NIGERIA LTD

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HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS EMERE GODWIN BEBE OKPABI AND OTHERS v ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC AND SHELL PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY OF NIGERIA LTD

[2017] BLR Plus 13

QUEEN’S BENCH DIVISION (TECHNOLOGY AND CONSTRUCTION COURT)

Before Mr Justice Fraser

Foreign claimants - Pollution in the Niger Delta - Holding and operating companies sued - CPR 11(1)(a) and (b) - Duty of Care by holding company - Foreseeability, proximity and reasonableness - Applicable substantive law - Nigerian law - Regulation EC 864/2007 (Rome II) - Expert evidence - Permission to call expert evidence - The position of the claimant's solicitors - CFAs or equivalent available in Nigeria

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