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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...

High Court Awards 50% Of Husband’s Will To Widow

The High Court has ruled in favour of a widow who, along with her daughters, had been excluded from the Will of her late husband, Karnail Singh. Harbans Kaur will now receive a 50% share of the estate, valued in excess of £1m.  Mr Justice...

BBC journalists left behind in Afghanistan to have their relocation applications reconsidered following court ruling

After a High Court ruling was handed down this week, former BBC journalists left behind in Afghanistan when British troops evacuated should be re-considered for UK citizenship under the Afghan Relocation and Assistance Policy (ARAP). The decisions by ARAP to reject applications from all eight...

Latest ‘dieselgate’ case results in Mercedes going to the High Court

As part of an ongoing legal battle over Mercedes' emissions scandal, hundreds of thousands of Mercedes drivers are taking the car manufacturer to the High Court on Thursday 9th February. The two-day hearing will be the first time Mercedes has appeared in the English courts...

Asylum Aid considers appeal to Rwanda removals procedure judgment

Asylum Aid, a non-profit international organisation that has legally represented asylum seekers for generations, is considering an appeal following the High Court's decision to rule the Home Office's removal procedure for refugees as legal. The court found that decisions taken in relation to eight...

Tesco and Intertek face legal action following employee claims of unlawful and uncomfortable working conditions

An F&F fashion factory in Thailand is alleged to have forced Burmese migrants to work up to 99 hours a week on illegal wages and under forced labour conditions. The letter before action has been written by over 130 past and present migrant workers...