News Litigation Law firms The Bar Leigh Day makes ‘staggeringly high’ costs order of £105m for Trafigura role By The Lawyer 16 May 2010 00:00 17 December 2015 15:59 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Rural bliss 17 May 2010 at 17:15 As a lawyer with zero knowledge of international law I’m interested to know how the English courts have jurisdiction to hear a claim by claimants in the Ivory Coast in respect of pollution that took place there. Should this not be for the Ivorian courts to deal with? I hope Leigh Day can prove that their clients all signed up to their CFA’s – presumably with a translation attached – as it would be rather embarrassing if they were in breach of that dear old nonsense the indemnity principle. Reply Link David Ufuoma Omamogho 20 May 2010 at 12:00 MY OWN QUERY IS THAT TRAFIGURA PAID COMPENSATION TO THE IVORIAN GOVERNMENT AND WHY DID THE GOVERNMENT THAT IS SUPPOSED TO BE FOR ITS PEOPLE NOT COMPENSATE THE ACTUAL PEOLPLE AFFECTED; TRAFIGURA ALSO AGREED TO PAY AN ADDITIONAL THIRTY MILLION TO THE ACTUAL PEOPLE AFFECTED; THEY HAVE DEMONSTRATED REMORSE AND ARE PAYING FOR IT LITERALLY; TRAFIGURA SHOULD BE GIVEN A BREAK; THE LEGAL PROFESSION IS A NOBLE AND HONOURABLE PROFESSION Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.