Clyde & Co Hit With £9M Negligence Suit By Nigerian Biz

By Silvia Martelli (October 15, 2021, 4:38 PM BST) -- Two Nigerian maritime companies have sued Clyde & Co for almost £9 million ($12.4 million), saying the law firm made them settle a dispute over corporate ownership in the face of "blackmail" and "coercion."

Aquashield Oil Marine Services Ltd., which provides maritime security services, a subsidiary and its director sued the London-based law firm for allegedly forcing them to suddenly sign a settlement agreement in a suit seeking a declaration of ownership of another maritime company, according to a Sept. 27 claim in the High Court, which has just been made public.

Clyde & Co made its client sign an agreement...

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