JALLA AND OTHERS v ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC AND OTHERS
 BLR 267
QUEEN’S BENCH DIVISION((TECHNOLOGY AND CONSTRUCTION COURT))
Before Mr Justice Stuart-Smith
Oil spills off Nigerian coast – Claims by coastal residents and communities – Negligence and nuisance – Substitution of party – Amendment – Limitation – New evidence – Deliberate concealment – Estoppel by convention – Substitution of new party where party named was a mistake – CPR r 19.5.3(a) – Service out of jurisdiction – Overlapping cases in Nigeria – Whether a stay of English proceedings necessary – Material non-disclosure.