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Emily Campbell

Call: 1995   

+44 (0)20 7306 0102ecampbell@wilberforce.co.uk

Professional Liability

Emily regularly advises claimants and defendants in relation to professional negligence claims relating to (i) occupational and personal pension schemes (ii) tax planning and drafting relating to trusts and estates and (iii) the administration of trusts and estates. The type of professional concerned includes accountants, actuaries, solicitors, barristers and benefit consultants.

Examples of recent work include:

  • Barker v Baxendale-Walker [2016] EWHC 664 (Ch) (negligence claim in relation to tax advice regarding an employee benefit trust)
  • Advising a professional indemnity insurer in relation to a claim against a legal adviser concerning the drafting of documents implementing a complex tax scheme.
  • Advising the trustees of an occupational pension scheme in relation to a claim against an insurer for failure to renew death benefit cover.
  • Advising the principal employer of an occupational pension scheme in respect of a claim against the scheme administrators for failure to document a reduction in future pensions accrual.