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Kansanshi Zambia copper mine processing plant, credit: Mark Stock/Shuttterstock

Herbert Smith Freehills has helped broker a settlement between its client – mining company Vedanta Resources – and 2,500 Zambian villagers who had brought a claim alleging that mines run by the company’s subsidiaries had caused pollution leading to health problems.

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Jennigay Coetzer

Jennigay Coetzer is the Africa correspondent for Law.com International. She writes about lawyers and legal issues in South Africa and across the continent. Her coverage includes the business of law, global and domestic law firms, in-house legal departments and regulatory issues. She can be reached at [email protected]

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