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5 Stone Buildings

Pensions

2 ranked barristersBand 3London (Bar)UK Bar 2021 View ranking table
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5 Stone Buildings is well regarded for its handling of all manner of pensions cases. The set offers clients the benefit of extensive expertise in professional negligence claims, as well as matters of tax and trusts law. Its barristers regularly act for the Pensions Regulator and the Pension Protection Fund, and are also able to represent employers in complex proceedings.

Client service:

"The clerks are very efficient and very responsive." Paul Jennings is the senior clerk.

Strengths:

Christopher Tidmarsh QC
Provides advice on highly technical matters, particularly those with a tax or professional negligence crossover. He has previously acted for the Pension Protection Fund and the Pensions Regulator.
"He has a very detailed approach and he is very clear in his advice and very pragmatic." "He explores ideas in a truly collaborative way."

Strengths:

Henry Legge QC
Trusted by a diverse range of clients to represent them in high-profile pensions litigation, particularly concerning construction disputes and professional negligence. He is also highly valued for his foreign law and actuarial expertise, as well as his prowess in the related areas of chancery and trusts.
"He is very thorough." "He is very impressive; he really knows how to fight every single point."Recent work: Acted for the claimant in Cobb v Burrell, a claim for the rectification of a scheme and related negligence claims.

Pensions Department

5 Stone Buildings

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5 Stone Buildings

Lincoln's Inn

London

Greater London

UK

WC2A 3XT

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Silks (QC)

London (Bar)

Pensions


Christopher Tidmarsh QC
Band 3
Henry Legge QC
Band 3