Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2011] All ER (D) 132 (Jan)
Neutral Citation: [2011] EWHC 59 (Ch)
Court: Chancery Division

Peter Smith J

Representation Michael Furness QC (instructed by Pitmans) for the claimants.
  Paul Newman QC (instructed by Linklaters LLP) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 20 January 2011


Deed - Construction - Trust deed - Claimant employer bringing negligence action against defendant consultant regarding amendments to wording of employer's pension scheme - Construction of scheme to be determined as preliminary issue - Correct construction of scheme.

The Case

Deed Construction. The Chancery Division gave guidance as a preliminary issue on the Singapore Airlines Pension and Life Assurance Scheme operated by the 1981 rules of that scheme as part of a negligence action brought by the claimant employer against the defendant consultant company.

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