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You are invited to join Outer Temple Chambers in Manchester for the next stop of our Pensions Law Conference 2023 series. Topics will include: an actuary’s role in Section 67 certification, age discrimination and the EU Withdrawal Act 2018, the presumption of regularity, and notable non-pensions cases for pensions lawyers. The event will be rounded off with a panel discussion comprised of Outer Temple’s silks.
1.30pm – Registration (tea and coffee on arrival)
2pm – Consultation with the scheme actuary and Section 67 Certification. Where has Mitchells & Butler left Us?
2.30pm – The Presumption of Regularity
3pm – Beattie and Beyond
3.30pm – Coffee Break
4pm – Non-pensions cases that pension lawyers should know about
4.30pm – The Changing Landscape of Pensions Litigation – Silk Panel Discussion
5pm – Close and drinks
This event will be held in-person.
Places are limited and booking is required.
Please register at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note, the talks at this event will be recorded for on-demand viewing on our YouTube channel. The audience will not be visible at any time.
Nicolas Stallworthy KC, Barrister
Nick is one of the most highly regarded practitioners at the pensions bar, with specialist knowledge of almost all issues affecting pensions schemes. Nick has been top-ranked as a pensions expert by Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500 for a number of years with Legal 500 describing him as a “an intellectual giant and tireless worker and inspirational litigation lead counsel in the shoes of an affable gentleman.”
Keith Bryant KC, Barrister
Keith’s pensions practice covers both contentious and non-contentious work. He acts for and advises a wide range of clients including trustees, employers, scheme advisers, government departments and agencies, and trade unions. Keith is a Head of Chambers (Head of Business Team) and writes and lectures regularly on pensions law.
Andrew Spink KC, Barrister
Andrew has been listed as a leading silk in pensions in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 ever since being appointed KC in 2003. Over that time, he has appeared in many of the leading pieces of litigation in the Chancery Division and in the newer and fast-developing field of work involving the Pensions Regulator.
Andrew Short KC, Barrister
Andrew’s pensions work encompasses both private and public sector schemes and includes issues of construction, funding issues, preservation and revaluation, Beckmann claims and various regulatory issues including contribution notices and financial support directions. He is particularly sought after in cases that require a knowledge of both pensions and employment or discrimination law, including some of the most significant equalisation cases of recent years. He is ranked as a Star Individual in directories and is on the Consultation Board of Practical Law: Pensions.
Richard Hitchcock KC, Barrister
Richard has broad experience of acting as adviser and advocate in the commercial sphere. He has expertise in all areas of pensions law relating to trusts occupational pension schemes, acting for trustees, employers, beneficiaries / members, trade unions and third parties to the trust (principally actuaries, auditors, accountants, brokers, scheme consultants and solicitors) and is ranked in Chanbers & Partners and Legal 500.
David E Grant KC, Barrister
David has been involved in some of the most high-profile pensions cases in recent years including appearing before the Grand Chamber of the ECJ in Safeway Ltd v Newton & Anor  Pens.L.R. 4 as to whether a scheme can be retrospectively levelled down. He acts for employers, trustees, members, professional advisors and public bodies, and has acted in nearly all the rectification cases in the last few years. David is recommended in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 and is described as “The go-to junior for Part 8 and professional negligence claims concerning pension schemes.”
Other speakers from Outer Temple Chambers include the following Juniors:
Date: Thursday, 8th June 2023
Time: 1.30pm – 5:00pm followed by a drinks reception
Venue: Edwardian Radisson Hotel Manchester, Free Trade Hall, Peter St, Manchester M2 5GP
To book your place or find out more please contact email@example.com
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