Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 384 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2005] EWHC 2711 (Ch)
Court: Chancery Division
Judge:

Hart J

Representation Nicholas Randall (instructed by Thompsons) for the employee.
  William Phillips (instructed by South Yorkshire Pensions Authority and National Probation Service Solicitors) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 29 November 2005

Catchwords

Pension - Pension scheme - Maladministration of pension scheme - Employee's employment terminating by virtue of redundancy - Employee claiming defendants failing to inform him of true position in respect of pension payment - Whether defendants guilty of maladministration of pension scheme.

The Case

The court upheld the decision of the Pensions Ombudsman which had rejected the employee's complaint that his employer and the relevant pensions authority had been guilty of maladministration of the pension scheme in quoting to him a likely pension based on 'added years', without the caveat that his entitlement to such a payment had depended on the amount receivable by him in respect of his army pension.

Practice Areas

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