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    Trust me, I’m a dolphin!

    Joseph Steadman has written an article in which he considers McHale v Dunlop, a recent claim for negligence and breach of fiduciary duty, arising from the loss of pension assets transferred into a SSAS and invested in an overseas investment... Read more

    By Joseph Steadman
    Thursday 13 June 2024

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    Recent Cases

    Judgment handed down in Re BHS Group Ltd

    Insolvency, Company law

    Lexa Hilliard KC | Rachael Earle
    Tuesday 11 June 2024

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    A hidden gem? The ‘sufficient connection with the jurisdiction’ test under s.423 of the Insolvency Act 1986 in the light of Suppipat v Narogdej [2023] EWHC 1988 (Comm)’

    Tim Penny KC and Daniel Petrides have written an article for TL4’s FIRE Starters magazine entitled “A hidden gem? The ‘sufficient connection with the jurisdiction’ test under s.423 of the Insolvency Act 1986 in the light of Suppipat v Narogdej... Read more

    By Tim Penny KC | Daniel Petrides
    Monday 3 June 2024

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    McCloud Costs Directions: BMA v HM Treasury

    Edward Sawyer has written an article in which he discusses the Court of Appeal’s decision in BMA v HM Treasury, which upheld the validity of directions made by the Treasury to charge members rather than taxpayers with the costs of... Read more

    By Edward Sawyer
    Thursday 16 May 2024

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    Lessons from the PO on recoupment and overpayments

    Ram Lakshman has written an article in which he considers the important Pensions Ombudsman determination relating to the BIC UK Pension Scheme, concerning the recoupment of overpaid benefits from future pension instalments. The article was first posted on Paul Newman KC‘s... Read more

    By Ram Lakshman
    Thursday 2 May 2024

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    Substantial Disposals by Administrators in the First Eight Weeks: When is the purchaser a “connected person” and when is an evaluator independent?

    David Pollard has published a three part article on Substantial Disposals by Administrators in the First Eight Weeks: When is the purchaser a “connected person” and when is an evaluator independent? Published in the journal International Corporate Rescue, it discusses the... Read more

    By David Pollard
    Monday 29 April 2024

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    The pro-rating of pensions increases

    Paul Newman KC has written an article in which he considers whether the pro-rating of annual non-statutory increases to pensions in payment for only part of a year can be read into a scheme that makes no express provision for... Read more

    By Paul Newman KC
    Thursday 25 April 2024

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    Pension crimes, fines and insolvency practitioners

    David Pollard has written an article about the relevance of the recent Supreme Court decision in R (Palmer) – in which it was held that an administrator was not in the class of persons liable to prosecution under the Trade... Read more

    By David Pollard
    Thursday 18 April 2024

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    Wilberforce shortlisted for Chambers of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2024

    We are delighted to announce that Wilberforce Chambers has been shortlisted at this year’s The Lawyer Awards for Chambers of the Year! Winners will be announced on Tuesday 18th June at London’s JW Marriott Grosvenor House Hotel. We are incredibly... Read more

    Friday 12 April 2024

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    Publications

    Company Directors – Duties, Liabilities, and Remedies (new release and launch event)

    Lexa Hilliard KC | Thomas Robinson
    March 2024

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    Climate Change and Investment Duties: a Prisoner’s Dilemma?

    James McCreath has written an article on the recent FMLC report on pension trustees and fiduciary duties. The article was first posted on Paul Newman KC‘s website pensionsbarrister.com. Read the full article

    By James McCreath
    Thursday 29 February 2024

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    Newell Trustees Ltd v Newell Rubbermaid UK Services Ltd

    Edward Sawyer has written a casenote on the recent Newell decision, which provides a fresh insight into the effect of Courage provisos on the conversion of DB benefits to DC. The article was first posted on Paul Newman KC‘s website... Read more

    By Edward Sawyer
    Monday 5 February 2024

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