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The Hague Court of Appeal holds Shell liable for oil spills in Nigeria

The Hague Court of Appeal on January 29, 2021 held that Shell’s parent and subsidiary company in Nigeria were liable for oil spillage in an oil producing area in Nigeria. The Court held that Shell had failed to prove beyond reasonable doubt that the oil spillage was caused by sabotage by a third party.

The full details on the above important case can be found here