Frances Ratcliffe and Ben Fairhead from Pinsent Masons LLP will be leading a discussion forum on Donna- Marie Hughes v Royal London and recent developments with the Pensions Ombudsman at the APL Midlands Group Meeting on 24 November 2016.
Radcliffe Chambers, the leading Lincoln’s Inn barristers chambers, today welcomes Sophia Rogers as a new member. Sophia joins from leading chancery chambers, 3 Stone Buildings.
Daniel Burton, instructed by Thrings LLP, appeared for the successful Respondent in an appeal in the Chancery Division. Arnold J handed down judgment on 11 November 2016 of Mr Wise’s appeal against a determination of the Deputy Pensions Ombudsman that rejected his complaint of maladministration against the Respondent, Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada (UK) Ltd.
In an article published by LexisNexis, Elizabeth Ovey discusses pension rights for fee-paid judges.
No need for a time machine; the past is close at hand. In an article recently published by Christie’s, Kate Selway explores the legal, historical and cultural ties that bind the present to the (not so) distant past.
We are delighted to have been ranked in this year’s edition of Chambers and Partners with 35 of our Members ranked across 14 different practice areas.
Keith Rowley Q.C. and Henry Day acted for the charity Barnardo’s at the hearing of its appeal against last year’s High Court decision that the definition of the term “Retail Prices Index” (RPI) in the governing documentation of the Barnardo’s Staff Pension Scheme did not enable the scheme’s trustees to substitute an alternative index for purposes of pension indexation and revaluation so long as RPI remains an officially published index. Also before the Court was the representative members’ cross-appeal that any such substitution would breach the subsisting rights provisions of the Pensions Act 1995 s.67.
Nicholas Macklam acted for HMRC (led by Jonathan Davey QC) in successfully resisting the appeals of various Icebreaker LLPs against a decision given by the First-tier Tribunal in relation to the costs of first instance proceedings.
We are delighted to announce that Andrew Brown has successfully completed his pupillage and is, from today, a tenant of Radcliffe Chambers.
We are absolutely delighted to have won Chambers of the Year 2016 at the Halsbury Legal Awards.