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Shell Aims to Delay Nigeria Pollution Claim by 13,000 Villagers for Another Two Years

On Tuesday 4th April, 2023, a High Court hearing will consider an application by Shell that could result in a further two-year delay of the legal claims of pollution brought by 13,000 Nigerian villagers against the company. Shell is facing legal action from the Ogale...

River Wye Catchment Area Landowners, Businesses and Clubs May Have Legal Claim for Damages Against Chicken Producers for Pollution

Lawyers are investigating the potential for Wye Valley residents to sue chicken producers whose farming on an industrial scale is polluting the River Wye. It is believed that people whose property lies within the River Wye catchment area have a good prospect of bringing a...

RGREEN INVEST advised by WFW on Econergy investment of €250m

Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) has supported French independent asset management company RGREEN INVEST on a €250m investment in independent Israeli renewable energy producer Econergy to enhance their strategic cooperation. RGREEN INVEST and Econergy have already partnered on four investment projects previously, with this...

PNE advised by WFW on joint venture with Eolus

Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) has counselled PNE Group (“PNE”) on the formation of its joint venture with Sweden’s Eolus Group (“Eolus”) for the development of an offshore wind farm off Latvia’s western coast. Expected to be operational by 2030, the project will have an...

Marguerite advised by WFW on sale of 88.8 MW Swedish wind farm portfolio

Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) has councelled Marguerite One Sàrl (“Marguerite”) on the sale of the 88.8 MW Marguerite Wind Celsius GmbH (“Marguerite Wind”) portfolio, which holds shares in the Grimsås and Brännliden wind farms in Sweden to Aneo Production Holding AS (“Aneo”). The Grimsås...

Greener Arbitrations Green Pledge campaign signed by WFW

Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) is thrilled to reveal that it has signed the Campaign for Greener Arbitrations’ Green Pledge, which strives to limit the impact of arbitration practices on the environment. By signing the Green Pledge, arbitration practitioners commit to minimise the environmental impact...