Case tracker—judgments handed down in 2016—pensions
Case tracker—judgments handed down in 2016—pensions

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

  • Case tracker—judgments handed down in 2016—pensions
  • Engel v Ministry of Justice
  • Wheels Common Investment Fund Trustees v Commissioners for HMRC
  • Granada Group v The Law Debenture Pension Trust Corporation
  • White v Commissioners for HMRC
  • Parris v Trinity College Dublin (CJEU)
  • Wise v Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada (UK) Ltd
  • Police and Crime Commissioner for Greater Manchester v Butterworth
  • Granada UK Rental & Retail v The Pensions Regulator
  • Hill v The Pensions Regulator
  • more

This case tracker lists cases chronologically with the most recent case at the top and provides:

  1. the case name and reference number

  2. a summary of the decision and key points

  3. details of the parties' legal representation

  4. the court and judgment date, and

  5. the citation and link to a transcript of the judgment

For judgments handed down in 2017, 2015 and 2013–2014, see:

  1. Case tracker—judgments handed down in 2017

  2. Case tracker—judgments handed down in 2015

  3. Case tracker—judgments handed down in 2013–2014—pensions [Archived]

For forthcoming cases, see Practice Note: Case tracker—forthcoming cases.

Engel v Ministry of Justice

Case Name and Reference Number Decision Representation Court and Judgment Date Citation
Engel v Ministry of Justice The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, dismissed the Applicant's renewed application for permission to appeal because it could not be established that the less favourable treatment suffered by the Applicant was due to their part-time status.

This case arose out of the O'Brien litigation brought by part-time judges and is based on the Part-Time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000, SI 2000/1551.

The case, which was initially heard by the Employment Tribunal on 15 May 2015 and the Employment Appeal Tribunal on 30 August 2016 (see UKEAT/0337/15/LA), concerns a person (the applicant E) who sat part-time between 1999 and 2010 as a legal chair of the Residential Property Tribunals Service (the RPTS). He claimed that on account of his part-time