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Jamie Holmes

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Jamie has considerable experience acting in pensions regulatory work, and the inter-related issues of pensions, insolvency and public law that this can involve. Notable cases include acting as part of the team including Jonathan Hilliard QC and Monica Carss-Frisk QC and Fraser Campbell of Blackstone Chambers for the Trustees in the judicial review proceedings brought against the Regulator’s exercise of its moral hazard powers in 2016/2017, which resulted in the reported decision of the Admin Court in Grace Bay II Holdings Sarl v The Pensions Regulator [2017] Pens L.R. 7.

Although the details are confidential, the type of work Jamie has been involved in includes:

  • Assisting in the preparation of and drafting responses to Warning Notices issued by the Regulator, in particular concerning its moral hazard powers.
  • Advising on the application of the rules for PPF entry and exit.
  • Advising on responses to s72 requests for information by the Regulator, including with regard to different types of privileged material.
  • Resisting the grant of permission for Targets of a Warning Notice to judicially review the Regulator.