R M Wiseman
UK General Council
Shell International Limited
London SE1 7NA.
Your Ref: LSUK
21 June 2000.
Dear Mr Wiseman,
Thank you for your letter of 20
You have now made Shell’s position clear.
In view of the momentous consequences of disclosure, I
consider it is correct to directly request you to state whether or not Shell
intends to defend my (writ(s), as per our discussion. Should you not intend to defend (as you have already
indicated) it would be the height of irresponsibility to allow me to issue my
writ(s), thereby risk putting into the public domain this issue, and as a
consequence threaten ‘public panic’ without the desired thought or control.
In the event that Shell desires to defend, I require the following (for my writ(s).