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Burges Salmon LLP

Pensions Litigation

2 ranked lawyersBand 2UK-wideUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Established pensions litigators with a long-standing reputation for handling significant, high-profile cases. Noted for its expertise in Part 8 claims, rectification cases and regulatory litigation. Also advises clients on pension-related professional negligence cases. Focuses on work for trustees and also advises a large number of scheme sponsors.

Strengths

Clients appreciate that the firm "builds and maintains great relationships."

Sources note that the firm has "lots of technical knowledge and commercial acumen."

Interviewees praise the firm for its "deep knowledge of pensions law litigation."

Work highlights

Represented Cobb Europe and the Trustees of the Cobb Pension Scheme in a Part 8 application to rectify the scheme's governing documentation in relation to equalisation of normal retirement ages and increases to pensions in payment complicated by the alleged existence of ongoing discrimination issues.

Notable practitioners

Justin Briggs maintains a prominent presence in the pensions litigation space. He is highly adept in handling a full spectrum of matters, including professional negligence claims, as well as equalisation and rectification cases.
"He's clever, strategic and commercial."


Suzanne Padmore is a recognised pensions specialist with a flourishing contentious practice. Her work includes rectifications and professional negligence actions.
"She's responsive, sensible and wise."

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Pensions Litigation

Burges Salmon LLP

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Location

1 Glass Wharf

Bristol

Bristol

UK

BS2 0ZX

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

UK-wide

Pensions Litigation


Justin H C Briggs
Band 1
Suzanne Padmore
Band 4