Case tracker—forthcoming cases—pensions
Case tracker—forthcoming cases—pensions

The following Pensions guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Case tracker—forthcoming cases—pensions
  • Contracting-out
  • Discrimination
  • Forfeiture/suspension of pensions
  • Indexation/Revaluation
  • Investment
  • Overpayments
  • Pensions mis-selling
  • Pensions Ombudsman jurisdiction
  • Public sector pensions
  • more

The entries in this tracker are organised by topic. These topics are listed in the Table of Contents (to the left of the page).

Contracting-out

Lloyds Banking Group Pensions Trustees Limited v Lloyds Bank plc and others

Next hearing:

High Court (Chancery Division)

There is to be a consequential hearing on the Lloyd’s GMP equalisation case to resolve the outstanding GMP equalisation issues. A court hearing on the question of past transfers-out has been scheduled for the end of April/beginning of May 2020.
Previous judgments:

High Court (Chancery Division)

26 October 2018; 6 December 2018

[2018] EWHC 2839 (Ch), bailii; [2018] EWHC 3343 (Ch), bailii
Representation:

Edward Sawyer (instructed by Allen & Overy) for Lloyds Banking Group Pensions Trustees Limited

Keith Rowley QC, John Cavanagh QC and Andrew Mold (instructed by Herbert Smith Freehills LLP) for Lloyds Bank plc and others

Andrew Short QC and Nicholas Hill (instructed by Walkers Solicitors) for the Representative Beneficiaries (Lloyds employees)

Holly Stout (instructed by Government Legal Department) for the DWP and HM Treasury
Issue:

Lloyds Trade Union (LTU) decided to bring a claim based on the failure by three schemes of the Lloyds Bank group (the Schemes) to equalise members' GMPs.

On 26 October 2018, the High Court