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Agreement gives hope to Ivorian toxic waste victims

An agreement between Leigh Day & Co and Claude Gohourou has just been signed which will enable the verification and then payment process for the 30,000 Ivorian claimants from the legal action against Trafigura to commence…The agreement enables the Leigh Day verification process to be put into operation to try and ensure that the claimants are paid their compensation…Martyn Day, senior partner of Leigh Day said today: "I am pleased we have been able to reach this agreement…For the moment the agreement gives hope where there was little before. We will do whatever we can to turn that hope of compensation into a reality."

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