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Negligent mis-statement and protected pension ages—a warning for pensions administrators (Corsham and others v Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex and others; Hazell and another v Chief Constable of Avon and Somerset Police and another)

Published on: 31 July 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Negligent mis-statement and protected pension ages—a warning for pensions administrators (Corsham and others v Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex and others; Hazell and another v Chief Constable of Avon and Somerset Police and another)
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?

Article summary

Pensions analysis: Were the police authorities, as pensions administrators, liable for negligent mis-statement? Naomi Ling, barrister at Outer Temple Chambers, who represented two of the appellants looks at the duties of pensions administrators to inform members of the risk of unauthorised payments from a pensions scheme and the circumstances under which the liability for negligent mis-statement may arise. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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