|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 145 (Jul)|
|Neutral Citation:|| UKPC 25|
Lady Hale, Lord Mance, Lord Wilson, Lord Sumption and Lord Carnwath
|Representation||R Henriques QC and Daniella Gentles (instructed by MA Law (Solicitors) LLP) for the claimants.|
|Tiffany Scott (instructed by Myers, Fletcher & Gordon) for the defendant.|
|Judgment Dates:||12 July 2012|
Agent - Authority - Ostensible authority - Authority of company to act on behalf of employee's pension plan - Claimant trustees operating under trust deed for employee's pension plan - Transfer to pension plan requiring approval of trustees - Defendant requesting transfer of funds to plan from former employer - Employer acting in transfer of defendant's funds to pension plan - Claimants unaware of transfer - Claimants seeking declaration of entitlement to treat transfer as unapproved - Appellate court upholding judge's finding employer having ostensible authority - Appellate court overruling judge's finding lack of detrimental effect on defendant by employer's acknowledgment of transfer - Claimants appealing - Whether claimants estopped by actions of employer - Whether defendant suffering detrimental effect of employer's acknowledgment of transfer of funds.