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Nicolas Stallworthy

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Pensions , Chancery: Commercial
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Pensions - London (Bar)

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Nicolas Stallworthy QC
Stands out for his impressively broad pensions practice, covering regulatory, professional negligence and tax implications. He is widely recommended for complex pensions issues and often acts in sensitive cases, such as those concerning insolvency, equalisation and scheme merger issues.
Strengths: "He is exceptionally bright and a really original thinker." "He is very thorough and knowledgeable."
Recent work: Acted for Arup in its efforts to obtain an interpretation of the scheme’s indexation provisions which would require or permit a switch away from the Retail Prices Index for future increases to pensions in payment or permit the trustee to make adjustments to increase calculations using the RPI.
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Chancery: Commercial - London (Bar)

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Strengths: "A phenomenal worker who is incredibly intelligent - a real pensions guru. He is all over every tiny detail." "He is a truly excellent practitioner and a brilliant team player."
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Nicolas Stallworthy QC’s practice involves the interaction of commercial trusts, contract law, insolvency and professional negligence at very high levels of complexity and value.

He undertakes cases concerning the interpretation of trusts, contracts, financial instruments & legislation; and the application of trust principles in the broader commercial context. His professional negligence practice focuses on solicitors, insurance companies, benefits consultants, professional trustees, actuaries & investment advisers.

He also has extensive experience of regulatory cases under the pensions regulatory regime. His work is conducted in the Business & Property Courts, the Tax & Chancery Chamber of the Upper Tribunal and appellate courts.

Nick’s expertise is acknowledged by the legal directories. He is top-ranked by both Chambers & Partners UK (2021) and Legal 500 (2021) for Pensions. Chambers & Partners UK (2021) also ranks him for Commercial Chancery, and the Legal 500 (2021) ranks him for Professional Negligence.

Nick is called to the Bar of Northern Ireland (2010) and registered at the DIFC (2013).

Professional Memberships

- Association of Pension Lawyers – member of the Main Committee

- Chancery Bar Association

- Commercial Bar Association

- Financial Services Lawyers Association

- Professional Negligence Bar Association

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