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David Pollard

Call: 2017, Solicitor: 1980   

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Insolvency

David practices in insolvency law – mainly on the pensions and employment side.

He has written two books on corporate insolvency issues -on the intersection of insolvency law with pensions and employment rights. The sixth editions were published in December 2016.

David has given talks to insolvency organisations and in the last few years has contributed to submissions by R3 on various employment and pensions issues.

He has published in Insolvency journals (Recovery, Insolvency Intelligence) and given talks at insolvency conferences (ILA, INSOL, R3).

David’s noteworthy litigation cases (as a solicitor) include:

  • BESTrustees plc v Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander Ltd [2012] EWHC 629 (Ch) and [2013] EWHC 2407 (Ch) (separate decisions of Sales J and then Etherton C on two separate issues on how a s75 debt should be calculated). Acting for the administrators of the employer;
  • Re Nortel Networks Corpn 2014 ONSC 6973 (a decision of Newbould J in Ontario on the ability of the Pensions Regulator to issue a financial support direction on a holding company). Advising the insolvency practitioners acting over the Canadian parent company.