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Dutch bar unfazed by justice minister's “unusual” contact with Shell prosecutors

By James Thomas

18 February 2020

Dutch bar unfazed by justice minister's “unusual” contact with Shell prosecutors The Hague, the Netherlands, the seat of the Ministry of Justice and Security (Credit: shutterstock.com/Fortgens Photography)

Dutch lawyers seem relaxed about recent revelations that the local justice minister and public prosecutors have been in frequent contact about a bribery investigation into Shell.