BLL’s Russell Hopkins instructed on mass claim

Russel Hopkins Brazil Dam Collapse

SPG Law has instructed BLL barrister Russell Hopkins on a mass claim following the disastrous collapse in 2015 of the Bento Rodrigues dam at an iron-ore mine in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

The multi-billion pound claim is against BHP Billiton, one of the parent companies of the Brazilian dam operator Samarco Mineiraco S.A. The claim is advanced on behalf of hundreds of thousands of claimants. It is one of the largest ever pursued in England & Wales.

Russell was instructed by SPG Law partner Tom Goodhead.