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IBA Annual Litigation Forum 2022

27 Apr - 29 Apr 2022

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Panel 6: A conversation around a hypothetical case study

Description

This panel will consist of a case study around the below hypothetical:

Steel company (listed), headquartered in Germany, with subsidiaries in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, and the United States (listed company), is sued by an NGO seeking the reduction of the company's global emissions by 50 per cent by 2030.

The panel members will take on the below roles:

(1) a lawyer acting for a hypothetical claimant NGO with shareholding

Kathleen Donnelly Henderson Chambers, London

(2) a lawyer acting for a hypothetical corporate defendant

Adam Heppinstall QC Henderson Chambers, London

(3) a lawyer/judge having to decide on the matter

Dennis Horeman De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, Amsterdam

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Sophie Lamb KC Latham & Watkins LLP, London, England

Speakers

Kathleen Donnelly Henderson Chambers, London, England
Adam Heppinstall KC Henderson Chambers, London, England
Dennis Horeman De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, Amsterdam, the Netherlands