Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2006] All ER (D) 16 (Apr)
Court: Chancery Division
Judge:

Lindsay J

Representation Araba Taylor (instructed by Vanderpump & Sykes) for the claimant.
  Michael Tennet (instructed by Pinsent Mansons) for the trustee.
Judgment Dates: 3 April 2006

Catchwords

Pension - Pension scheme - Company pension scheme - Death of member - Payment of lump sum death benefit - Member failing to nominate beneficiary - Defendant trustee exercising discretion under pension plan to distribute benefit - Claimant beneficiary challenging award made - Whether trustee properly exercising discretion - Whether ombudsman erring in law.

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