UK Supreme Court’s Vedanta Case – Hope for Zambian Communities Affected by Mining Pollution

Mwai Daka - 23rd May 2019

The recent UK Supreme Court case, Vedanta Resources Plc and another v Lungowe and others, affirms the principle that UK companies operating abroad owe a duty of care to those affected by the actions of the subsidiary in the foreign jurisdiction. The Supreme Court held that the ‘foreign jurisdiction’, in this case, Zambia, is the […]

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