Slaughter and May successfully defends Shell and its directors against threatened derivative claim

Slaughter and May has successfully acted for Shell plc and its board of directors in respect of minority shareholder ClientEarth’s application for permission to continue a derivative claim on behalf of Shell plc against its directors. The judge comprehensively dismissed the application and ClientEarth must now decide whether to seek a reconsideration of the decision. The judgment is available here.

Disputes and Investigations
Peter Wickham Partner
Smriti Sriram Partner
Georgina Terry Associate
Tristan Crump Associate
Thomas Grodecki Associate
Melissa McFarlane Associate
Liu Hui Senior Counsel
Roland Turnill Senior Partner
Rebecca Cousin Partner