By Jason Coates, Sara Hughes, Suzannah White

Trustees of pension schemes need to understand what protections are available to them if something goes wrong. How can they protect themselves from the results of actions brought by disgruntled members, beneficiaries, potential beneficiaries, or a dissatisfied employer?

Our pensions experts consider the levels of protection that can be available to a trustee, looking at the position for both individual trustees and the directors of a corporate trustee, and summarise what trustees need to do to make sure their position is as secure it as it can be.