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HIGH COURT TRIAL JUNE/JULY 1999: John Alfred Donovan v. Shell UK Ltd

HIGH COURT TRIAL JUNE/JULY 1999 Case No: DD04199 Court 58, 7th Floor of the Thomas More Building at the Royal Courts of Justice.

John Alfred Donovan v. Shell UK Ltd

A complete transcript of the trial is accessible below.

The trial took place before Mr Justice Laddie who failed to declare two potential conflicts of interest. A connection with the barrister son of the Royal Dutch Shell Group Managing Director, Mark Moody-Stuart and a long friendship with Mr Tony Willoughby  who founded an IP firm which had Shell as a client. This information was unknown to the Plaintiff and his father Alfred Donovan, against whom Shell had filed a Counterclaim also being heard by Mr Justice Laddie as part of the same trial.
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