Prakken d'Oliveira Human Rights Lawyers

Business & Human Rights Law Department

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What the team is known for Noteworthy plaintiff-oriented group primarily focused on civil liberties and human rights. Broad experience assisting with a wide range of cross-border matters, including disputes related to indigenous rights and modern slavery conditions. Prominent claimant practice operating from Amsterdam with an international profile.

Strengths Commentators value the firm for its "enormous commitment" and "outstanding work."

Work highlights Represented clients in submitting a criminal complaint against Shell and some former directors relating to Shell’s acquisition of the exploitation rights to a Nigerian oil block.

Notable practitioners

Channa Samkalden is highly recognised for "spearheading" the firm's litigation practice. She acts for claimants on high-profile cases, often against major multinational companies. Based in Amsterdam, she offers considerable expertise advising on liability for human rights violations.