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Stallworthy, Nicolas QC

Nicolas Stallworthy specialises in pensions and commercial trust law (particularly in relation to occupational pension schemes).

Nicolas Stallworthy

Stallworthy was described by Sir Andrew Park in Smithson v Hamilton [2007] EWHC 2900 at [11] as a ‘formidable expert in all aspects of the law relating to pension schemes’.

He has wide experience of almost every aspect of pensions law.

In particular, his cases have concerned equalisation; rectification; the setting aside of trustees’ deeds under the principles in Re: Hastings-Bass and/or on grounds of mistake; pension scheme funding and investment issues; the distribution of surpluses; employer debts, insolvency and the winding up of pension schemes; Financial Support Directions, Contribution Notices and other applications before the Determinations Panel of the Pensions Regulator; the Pensions Protection Fund; maladministration and breaches of trust/fiduciary duty by trustees; tracing/restitution of trust property; applications for Beddoe relief; pensions mis-selling; and complaints to, oral hearings before and appeals from the Pensions Ombudsman.

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Directors: Christine Kings and Steve Graham
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