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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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    Wilberforce Chambers features twice in The Lawyer’s Top 10 Appeals of 2024

    We are delighted to announce that Wilberforce Chambers appears in two of The Lawyer’s Top 10 appeals of 2024, identifying this year’s most-talked-about disputes in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. Annington Property v The Secretary of State for... Read more

    Monday 5 February 2024

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    Judgment handed down in Newell Trustees Ltd v Newell Rubbermaid UK Services Ltd

    Pensions

    Paul Newman KC | Thomas Robinson
    Tuesday 23 January 2024

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    Judgment handed down in Avon Cosmetics v Dalriada Trustees and ors

    Pensions

    Paul Newman KC
    Monday 22 January 2024

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    Four wins for Wilberforce at Chambers UK Bar Awards 2023

    We are absolutely delighted to have picked up four awards at last night’s Chambers UK Bar Awards! We are proud to announce that Wilberforce Chambers won the highly coveted ‘Set of the Year‘ award, as well as ‘Chancery Set of... Read more

    Friday 1 December 2023

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    Pensions, personal bankruptcy and creditor recovery: recent developments

    David Pollard and Joseph Steadman’s article, ‘Pensions, personal bankruptcy and creditor recovery: recent developments’, has been published in Issue 37.2 of Trust Law International by Bloomsbury Publishing. Trust Law International is a well established quarterly journal with a mixed readership... Read more

    By David Pollard | Joseph Steadman
    Friday 15 September 2023

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    The Remuneration of Pension Trustees: Some Current Issues

    As a part of the “Remind me about” series, Robert Ham KC discusses two current issues regarding trustee remuneration, namely the 2022 decision of the Court of Appeal in Re Townsend and the new tPR Code provisions. The article was... Read more

    By Robert Ham KC
    Monday 11 September 2023

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    Recent Cases

    Judgment handed down: British Broadcasting Corporation v BBC Pension Trust Ltd

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    Brian Green KC | Michael Tennet KC | Edward Sawyer | Joseph Steadman
    Monday 14 August 2023

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    Jennifer Seaman appointed to the London A Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown

    We are delighted to announce that Jennifer Seaman has been promoted to the London A Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown. The appointment is for a period of five years commencing 1st September 2023 and expiring on 31st August... Read more

    Tuesday 1 August 2023

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    A Practitioner’s Guide to Correcting Mistakes in Pensions Schemes – book review

    Paul Newman KC‘s book: ‘A Practitioner’s Guide to Correcting Mistakes in Pension Schemes’, has been reviewed in the latest issue of Private Client Business. Reviewer Mark Herbert states in his opening line: “This book is graced with a foreword by... Read more

    Monday 17 July 2023

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    The Omniscient Draftsman – the answer to Virgin Media?

    Paul Newman KC has written an article on the principles of statutory construction, which might be relevant to the interpretation of a term of art used in a statutory instrument – such as “accrued rights” in the contracting-out legislation recently... Read more

    By Paul Newman KC
    Thursday 13 July 2023

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