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  • The Bodo Community & Ors v The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd, Court of Appeal - Technology and Construction Court, June 20, 2014, [2014] EWHC 1973 (TCC)

    1. In this Group litigation, the many Claimants, numbering some 15,000 or more and including several representative type claimants and claims on behalf of children, seek damages at common law and statutory compensation under the law of Nigeria in relation to oil spills from pipelines said to have been caused by Shell Petroleum Development Company o...

    ...Subsidiary legislation would include statutory regulations made under such Acts. Received English law comprises English common law, equity, statutes of ..., of the Niger Delta claimants may not have access to the relevant expertise or the financial resources to take on full blown legal proceedings but could at least point to the then obvious ...

  • HRH Emere Godwin Bebe Okpabi & Ors v Royal Dutch Shell Plc & Anor, Court of Appeal - Technology and Construction Court, January 26, 2017, [2017] EWHC 89 (TCC)

    1. This judgment concerns four applications. There are two sets of proceedings being heard together, and in those sets of proceedings there are four applications, one by each defendant in each set of proceedings. Both sets of proceedings arise out of oil operations in Nigeria. The first defendant in each action is Royal Dutch Shell plc (``RDS''),

    ...Both sets of proceedings arise out of oil operations in Nigeria. The first defendant in each action is Royal Dutch Shell plc ... to claimants with deserving cases but who have no financial means. . 34. However, the defendants in this case point to this ... 23 of the Petroleum (Drilling and Production) Regulations 1969, whereas the Ogale claims seek compensation under section 37 ...

  • Credits to flow to small businesses: one of the biggest constraints faced by small and medium sized companies in Nigeria is the lack of access to credit. However, new banking regulations aimed at weeding out weak institutions are creating a stronger financial sector, which in turn will enable a greater diversity of credit.
  • Energy Venture Partners Ltd v Malabu Oil and Gas Ltd, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, July 17, 2013, [2013] EWHC 2118 (Comm)

    1. In this claim, the Claimant, Energy Venture Partners Ltd (``EVP'' or ``the Claimant''), a company registered under the laws of the British Virgin Islands, seeks payment of fees allegedly due to it from the Defendant, Malabu Oil and Gas Ltd (``Malabu'' or ``the Defendant''), a company registered under the laws of Nigeria, in relation to the sale

    ...``the Defendant''), a company registered under the laws of Nigeria, in relation to the sale of Malabu's 100% ownership interest in ...``.. allow Nigerian companies who are financially not strong enough to compete with foreign multinationals, to ... have extensive experience in international trade and regulations and are very familiar with the business climate in most oil and ...

  • Okpabi & Ors v Royal Dutch Shell Plc & Anor (Rev 1), Court of Appeal - Civil Division, February 14, 2018, [2018] EWCA Civ 191,[2018] WLR(D) 92

    1. The claimants in these two actions seek damages arising as a result of serious, and ongoing, pollution and environmental damage caused by leaks of oil from pipelines and associated infrastructure in and around the Niger Delta for which, they contend, the 1st defendant (`RDS') and the 2nd defendant (`SPDC') are responsible. 2. The claimants are c...

    ...2. The claimants are citizens of Nigeria and inhabitants of areas affected by the oil leaks. RDS is a ..., if not deplored, the expenditure of time, effort and financial resources on jurisdiction issues, see for example, Cherney v. ..., there is only limited enforcement of environmental regulations in Nigeria. Thirdy, the recognition of a duty of care owed by RDS ...

  • MM (Lebanon) & Ors, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department & Anor, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, July 11, 2014, [2014] WLR(D) 308,[2014] EWCA Civ 985

    1. These appeals concern two British citizens, Mr Abdul Majid and Ms Shabana Javed, who (obviously) have the ``right of abode'' in the United Kingdom and Mr MM, who has refugee status and as such has the right to remain in the UK. All three are married to spouses who do not have the ``right of abode'', who are not citizens of an European Eco...

    ... regard to the grant of leave to enter or remain'' MO (Nigeria) v Sec of State for the Home Department [2009] 1 WLR 1230 at [34] ... 9 July 2012 (Part 8 rule A277) imposing a mandatory financial requirement for the admission of a spouse without children to be ... and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants) Act 2004 and Regulations made under it by which, under section 19(3)(b), a person who ...

  • IS v Director of Legal Aid Casework, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, May 09, 2014, [2014] EWCA Civ 886

    1. LORD JUSTICE PITCHFORD: This is an appeal against the refusal of the High Court to make a protective costs order ("PCO") in current judicial review proceedings, permission having been granted by Ouseley J on 25 April 2014. The appellant is the claimant in the judicial review claim and the respondents are the defendants to that claim. I shall

    ... . 2. The claimant is a 59-year old national of Nigeria who, it is believed, has been in the United Kingdom for some 13 ... is provided by Part 8 of the Legal Aid (Procedure) Regulations 2012. In short, it is the claimant's assertion that a person ...24. I turn to the financial resources of the parties. Of course, in the case of the ...

  • Sikhosana, R (on the application of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, December 18, 2014, [2014] EWHC 4312 (Admin)

    1. This is a claim for judicial review brought with the permission of Miss Geraldine Clark sitting as a Deputy Judge of the High Court. His Honour Judge Jarman QC sitting as a Judge of this Court had directed that there be a ``rolled up hearing'' but because, in reliance on recent Court of Appeal authority, the Claimant's Counsel was permitted subs...

    ... The Claimant was said to rely upon financial support both from Ms Campbell and from his family in South ... taken to the observations of the Court of Appeal in MF (Nigeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2013] EWCA Civ ... removal: ``persons who, without complying with the regulations in force, confront the authorities of a State with their ...

  • Mensah v Salford City Council, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, October 28, 2014, [2014] EWHC 3537 (Admin)

    1. This is a claim for judicial review of the policy adopted by Salford City Council (``the Council'') for calculating the amount of financial assistance to be provided under section 17 of the Children Act 1989 (``the 1989 Act'') to meet the needs of children and their parents who are destitute as they had no accommodation and no means of providing...

    ... Council (``the Council'') for calculating the amount of financial assistance to be provided under section 17 of the Children Act .... Ms Bello. 10. Ms Bello is a national of Nigeria. She first came to the United Kingdom in about 2006. She formed a ... the Immigration and Asylum (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006 (``the EEA Regulations''). The material provisions of that ...

  • Matthews, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary Of State For The Home Department, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, August 01, 2018, [2018] EWHC 2026 (Admin)

    1. This is an application for judicial review brought with permission granted by David Edwards QC (sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge) on 16 November 2017 of the decision of the Secretary of State (``SSHD'') on 4 May 2017 to refuse to issue the Claimant a passport on the basis that she was not satisfied that the Claimant (``C'') is a British citi...

    ... to a British passport since, although his parents had Nigerian nationality at the time they were in the UK while OM's father was ... the death of his parents C lived in very difficult financial circumstances with his extended family in Nigeria. He was working ... costs in accordance with the Civil Legal Aid (Costs) Regulations 2013. ...

  • MM & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, July 05, 2013, [2013] EWHC 1900 (Admin)

    1. These are three applications for judicial review directed to common parts of amendments made to the Immigration Rules promoted and laid before Parliament by the defendant Secretary of State in June 2012. The relevant rules are set out in Appendix 1 to this judgment. The applications have been listed for hearing together. MM 2. MM is a 34 year o...

    ... 9 July 2012 (see Part 8 rule A277) impose a mandatory financial requirement for the admission of a spouse without children to be ...The decision was concerned with a scheme of regulations made under s.19 of the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of ...They are statements of policy: see MO (Nigeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2007] UKAIT 00057 ...

  • Z v Z & Ors, Court of Appeal - Family Division, April 22, 2016, [2016] EWHC 911 (Fam)

    This judgment was delivered in private. The judge has given leave for this version of the judgment to be published on condition that (irrespective of what is contained in the judgment) in any published version of the judgment the anonymity of the children and members of their family must be strictly preserved. All persons, including representat...

    ...Between :. (APPLICATION FOR FINANCIAL RELIEF AFTER FOREIGN DIVORCE). - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ... to the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments (Maintenance) Regulations 2011. It has no application to these proceedings where the ... He said this in relation to the Nigerian proceedings which had preceded the Part III application in that ...

  • Wittenberg v Sunset Personnel Services Ltd & Ors (Jurisdictional Points), Court of Appeal - United Kingdom Employment Appeal Tribunal, January 31, 2017, [2017] UKEAT 0019_13_3101

    The claimant was a mariner who worked off shore Nigeria. He lived in Germany. His employer was a limited company registered in Scotland and operating from Aberdeen. The Employment Tribunal (ET) did not err in law in deciding that there was no territorial reach in respect of claims under the Employment Rights Act 1996, the Equality Act 2010, and

    ...Unfair dismissal, discrimination, Working Time Regulations, and breach of contract. . The claimant was a mariner who worked off shore Nigeria. He lived in Germany. His employer was a limited company ... in that paragraph to approve a judgment of the EAT in Financial Times v Bishop 25 November 2003 in which the EAT rejected an ...

  • MA & Ors, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions & Ors, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, July 30, 2013, [2013] EWHC 2213 (QB)

    Mr Martin Westgate QC, Ms Kate Markus, Ms Caoilfhionn Gallagher and Mr Ben Chataway (instructed by Hopkin Murray Beskine, Public Law Solicitors and Leigh Day and Co.) for the Claimants Mr Tim Eicke QC and Mr Edward Brown (instructed by The Treasury Solictor) for the Defendant Mr Jonathan Manning (instructed by the Director of Leg...

    ... to changes introduced into the Housing Benefit Regulations 2006 (the 2006 Regulations) by the Housing Benefit (Amendment) ... on relevant authorities to make payments by way of financial assistance (``discretionary housing payments'') to persons who--. ... be treated (as I put it in a different context in SS (Nigeria) [2013] EWCA Civ 550, paragraph 42) as a mere token or a ritual. ...

  • Madoff Securities International Ltd v Raven & Ors, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, October 18, 2013, [2013] EWHC 3147 (Comm)

    1. On 29 June 2009, Bernard Madoff was sentenced by a Court of the Southern District of New York to 150 years in prison and ordered to forfeit US$170 billion. The present claim is brought in the long shadow cast by his notorious Ponzi scheme fraud, perpetrated through his New York business for two decades or more. But this case is not primarily a...

    ... the world a self made billionaire, regarded within the financial industry, by participants and regulators alike, as a successful ... driven by the forthcoming implementation of the MiFID regulations, but even then it was left on the basis that MSIL and she were ...Koshy [2004] 1 BCLC 131, at [86]-[91]; Central Bank of Nigeria v. Williams [2013] QB 499, at [37]. My finding that the ...

  • R (on the application of HC) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and others (Respondents)

    ... of so-called " Zambrano carers" and their children to financial support from the state. That expression is derived from the ... arises from a challenge to the legality of amendment regulations introduced in this country in November 2012 in response to the ... That case concerned assistance provided to children of a Nigerian mother following the refusal of leave to remain, and pending ...

  • AJA v FIA, Court of Appeal - Family Division, April 11, 2017, [2017] EWHC 1009 (Fam)

    1 This is an application made pursuant to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction for the summary return of two children to the Republic of Ireland. It is beyond doubt, and not in issue, that prior to the removal of the children to England last December both children were habitually resident in that state. 2 The...

    ... Both parents are of Nigerian origin and descent and, indeed, both parents are citizens of ... each advised her that, due to changes in the law and regulations two or three years ago, they could not obtain legal aid in order ... She says that she has never received a penny of financial support from the father throughout the lives of the children. ...

  • M-T v T, Court of Appeal - Family Division, March 09, 2005, [2005] EWHC 79 (Fam)

    The judgment is being distributed on the basis that in any report so far as is possible the anonymity of the parties, their children and families is preserved. To this end the parties have agreed this anonymised draft. Case No: FD03D02234 & FD04D05733 Neutral Citation Number: [2005] EWHC 79 (Fam) IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE FAMILY DIVISION Ro...

    ... . 5. A potential alternative route to claiming financial relief would be under Part III of the MFPA 1984. Leave is ... relating to the status of the parties had been decided in Nigeria. But it was disputed that I could grant interim freezing orders ... would have been refused (and I was also referred to regulations 5 and 12 of the EEA Regulations). I accept that this may well ...

  • PEC Ltd v Asia Golden Rice Company Ltd, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, May 20, 2014, [2014] EWHC 1583 (Comm)

    1. This is an application under section 67 of the Arbitration Act 1996, the central issue being whether the claimants, PEC Limited (``PEC''), entered into an arbitration agreement in relation to a contract to buy rice. Asia Golden Rice Company Limited (``AGR'') contend (i) that on 15 May 2008 a Mr Pawan Jain of Pawan Jain & Sons (``PJS'') made

    ... the Indian Foreign Companies (Execution of Documents) Regulations, 2004, but those contentions were not pursued: PEC's argument ... with access to credit of letter facilities and other financial services provided to Indian businesses by PEC in their public ... that procurement of rice from Thailand and export to Nigeria ``shall be in association with'' PJS. PEC and PJS were ...

  • GB v Home Office, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, March 31, 2015, [2015] EWHC 819 (QB)

    1. In these proceedings, the claimant, GB, pursues a claim in negligence against the defendant arising out of medical treatment which she received whilst detained by the defendant at Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre between 16 June and 27 July 2012. It is said that the prescription of an anti-malarial drug caused her to suffer a severe psych...

    ...10. In summary, the factual position is this. GB is a Nigerian national born on 15 September 1978. After 22 June 2010 she was ...5. The Relevant Statutory Framework and Regulations. 13. The relevant parts of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 ... not apparently arise before him, whilst the possible financial difficulties of the private provider, which was the same point ...

  • Celestial Church of Christ, Edward Street Parish (A Charity) v Lawson, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, January 27, 2017, [2017] EWHC 97 (Ch)

    1. This is the trial of a dispute between the trustees of a religious charity and the ``Shepherd in Charge'' of the charity's congregation. By a claim form issued on 6 November 2014 (as subsequently amended and re-amended) the claimants, as the registered trustees of the Celestial Church of Christ, Edward Street Parish (to which I shall refer as ``

    ...It was incorporated in Nigeria in 1958 and its present written constitution dates from 1980. I ...; and there is a separate document headed ``Tenets & Regulations and Mode of Worship'' of the Parish which includes (in article 9 ... and non-exclusive role in relation to the Parish's financial records. Article 10 defines the duties of the various officers; ...

  • Abou-Rahmah & Anor v Al-Haji Abdul Kadir Abacha & Ors, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, November 08, 2006, [2006] EWCA Civ 1492,[2007] Bus LR 220,[2007] 1 Lloyd's Rep 115

    1. The appellants in this appeal are the victims of a fraud, and the respondent is a Nigerian bank to which they paid money on the instructions of the fraudsters, for onward transfer to the account of a client of the bank. That client was a party to the fraud, and assisted the fraudsters in money-laundering the payments concerned. 2. The judge, Tre...

    ... are the victims of a fraud, and the respondent is a Nigerian bank to which they paid money on the instructions of the ... directors of an Isle of Man company providing off-shore financial services were sued by the liquidator of Barlow Clowes for having ... there was any failure to comply with money-laundering regulations). Nor am I satisfied that the bank committed an offence by ...

  • IS, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, July 11, 2016, [2016] EWHC 1623 (Admin)

    1. In this claim for judicial review, the Claimant challenged the Defendant's decisions on deportation, asylum and detention. Due to developments which have taken place during the course of these proceedings, the asylum and deportation issues are to be determined by way of statutory appeal and so only the Claimant's detention now falls to be decid...

    ..., namely, agreeing to enter into a sham marriage with a Nigerian man, which would entitle him to claim a right of residence in the ...The marriage was arranged for financial gain by two other individuals, one of whom (called RS) the ... pursuant to the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006 (``the EEA Regulations 2006'') on the grounds that, as a ...

  • MG, R (On the Application Of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, January 23, 2018, [2018] EWHC 31 (Admin)

    1. This claim concerns a judicial review challenge by a Namibian national who entered the UK in 2006, overstayed her leave, thereafter committed several criminal offences and is subject to deportation. 2. The issues for determination in this case are: i) Whether the Defendant's refusal to treat the Claimant's various sets of further submissions a...

    ...] relies on your client, either emotionally, or financially. There is no evidence which would indicate that your client has ...In MF (Nigeria) [2013] EWCA Civ 1192, the Court of Appeal held at [46]:. ``There ... given that the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006 are not in issue in this case. 93. Section 55 of the Borders ...

  • The Immigration and Nationality (Requirements for Naturalisation and Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

    The Secretary of State makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 41(1)(ba) and (bb) and (3) of the British Nationality Act 1981(1) and sections 68(1) and (10)(b) , 69(2) and 74(8)(a) and (b) of the Immigration Act 2014(2) and, in the case of provision made under the Act of 2014 , with the consent of the Treasury...

    ...Malawi. Malaysia. Maldives. Malta. Mauritius. Montserrat. Namibia. Nauru. New Zealand. Nigeria. Pakistan. Papua New Guinea. Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands. Saint Christopher and ... can be obtained from the Home Office, Fees and Income Planning Team, Corporate Services - Financial Planning Unit, 8 th Floor, Southern House, Wellesley Grove, Croydon CR0 1 XG. An impact assessment ...