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9 Jul 2018

Registrar of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom

UK: Supreme Court defers decision on application for permission to appeal in lawsuit brought by Nigerian communities against Shell over oil spill impacts

"Okpabi and others (Appellants) v Royal Shell Plc and another (Respondents)", 9 July 2018

The Appeal Panel has decided that consideration of this application should be deferred until judgment has been given in the Vedanta Resources PLC and another (Appellants) v Lungowe and others (Respondents).

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NGOs urge UK Supreme Court to allow Nigerian communities to appeal decision that barred them from suing Shell in the UK over oil spill impacts

Shell lawsuit (re oil spills & Ogale & Bille communities in Nigeria - Okpabi v Shell)