Case: UKSC 2018/0068. Okpabi and others (Appellants) v Royal Dutch Shell Plc and another (Respondents)

SUMMARY

Issues:Whether and in what circumstances the UK-domiciled parent company of a multi-national group of companies may owe a common law duty of care to individuals who allegedly suffer serious harm as a result of alleged systemic health, safety and environmental failings of one of its overseas subsidiaries as the operator of a joint venture operation.Facts:The Appellants (some 42,500 people) are citizens of... (see full summary)


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