|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 133 (May)|
|Neutral Citation:|| EWHC 1257 (Ch)|
Mr Justice Hildyard
|Representation||Christopher Nugee QC and Stephen Brown (solicitor advocate) (instructed by Jones Day) for the claimant.|
|James Clifford and Joseph Barrett (instructed by Reynolds Porter Chamberlain LLP) for the defendants.|
|Judgment Dates:||14 May 2012|
Employment - Continuity - Transfer of trade, business or undertaking - Claimant company operating pension scheme for employees including early retirement benefits - Claimant transferring business to defendant companies under agreement - Agreement providing adjustment of purchase price concerning pensions - Claimant seeking declarations on interpretation and operation of agreement - Whether employees having transferable rights - Whether liability for all early retirement benefits transferring - Whether early retirement benefits falling within 'old-age benefit' exclusion - Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006, , .