Farhaz Khan’s practice focuses on complex and high-value commercial litigation, often involving pension schemes, banks and other financial services institutions.
He is listed in the legal directories as a leading junior barrister in both pensions and financial services law. Khan’s specialist practice also involves advising on related company, partnership and insolvency, insurance, employment, public and regulatory law.
He appears as sole advocate and as part of a counsel team in the High Court, as well as alternative specialist forums. Khan has recently acted in and advised on matter subject to an LCIA Arbitration, in the DIFC courts and the Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber).
He has been involved in some of the most important pensions cases of recent years, including IMG, Foster Wheeler and the leading Pensions Regulator case involving the Desmond & Sons 1975 Pension and Life Assurance Scheme. Khan has a wider advisory practice that covers the full range of commercial trust and statutory issues that arise concerning occupational pension schemes and statutory schemes. This extends to advising domestic and international corporate groups, companies and trustees in relation to corporate restructuring and regulatory intervention (for example Regulated Apportionment Agreements). He also advises on professional negligence claims involving pension schemes as against investment advisors and banks, actuaries and benefit consultants.
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