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Jack Watson

Call: 2012   

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Pensions

Jack’s recent pensions experience includes:

  • Acting with Jonathan Hilliard QC in The Pensions Regulator v. Dalriada, Fellowes et. al. [2013] EWHC 4346 (Ch) resisting an application to discharge a freezing injunction obtained against pensions trustees which had been obtained under the Regulator’s Pensions Liberation provisions and who were alleged to have been engaged in multiple breaches of the duties under the relevant pensions legislation and under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.
  • Acting for the Pensions Regulator seeking to remove trustees of several occupational pension schemes
  • Advising the trustees of an Occupational Pension Scheme as to the appropriate principles to be applied to the construction and/or rectification of that scheme.
  • Bringing and defending complaints to the Financial Ombudsman Service in relation to the sale of Self-Invested Personal Pensions.

Jack also has extensive experience advising and acting in professional negligence disputes arising out of the administration or operation of pension schemes.