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Outer Temple Chambers is delighted to inform you of a new programme of events specifically tailored to associate level legal practitioners.
This new programmes, ‘Juniors to Associates’ (J2A), will consist of a range of lunchtime forums for Junior Barristers and Associate Solicitors. Juniors from Outer Temple will discuss topical issues and recent judgments likely to impact future litigation. Guests will then be invited to ask questions and share views and opinions on these topics in an open forum. Each event will be chaired by a senior team member at Outer Temple, who will assist in providing a deeper understanding of the key issues and takeaway points.
The first event in this programme will focus on:
Limitation and concealment issues (Lloyds, Axminster and Canada Square)
Chair: Jennifer Seaman
Participants: Victoria Brown, Joshua Cainer, Anson Cheung
Date: Thursday 22nd July 2021
Time: 1pm – 2pm via Zoom
Jennifer Seaman is an established junior in the field of pensions and private client litigation and has been involved in a number of important cases in these fields including Univar v Smith (rectification action raising estoppel, binding contracts and proper exercise of trustee powers); Futter v HMRC, the leading case on trustee powers and the equitable jurisdiction to provide relief for a mistake, and the probate claim of Sharp v Hutchins. She also regularly acts for the Government on pension and trust matters as a result of her appointment to the AG’s B Panel and has also acted for the Pensions Regulator. Jennifer is recommended as a Leading Pensions Junior in Chambers & Partners (“extremely assiduous and considered, very thorough, careful and creative”) and The Legal 500 (“extremely bright, takes care to absorb the detail of the case and is proactive and very reliable.”) She is also the author of Tolley’s Pension Law chapter on Dispute Resolution and Pension Scheme Litigation.
Victoria Brown is experienced in pensions litigation and advisory work. She has particular experience in public sector pensions and acts for both members and public authorities, having been appointed to the AG’s C Panel, including the Ministry of Justice in the McCloud litigation. She has spent time on secondment to the Pensions Ombudsman and a leading national firm in their pensions litigation team. Victoria also acts in professional negligence claims in the pensions context, and was part of the counsel team for the solicitor defendant in the professional negligence claim arising from the judgment of Newey J in Re Gleeds. Her work includes various rectification and professional negligence claims, as well as advisory work involving construction and limitation in particular. She contributes to Lexis PSL, Tolley’s and Atkins Court Forms on pensions issues.
Joshua Cainer has experience in a range of areas relating to pensions law and trusts law including Beckmann claims under TUPE, complaints to the Pensions Ombudsman, regulatory intervention by The Pensions Regulator, and Pension Protection Fund compensation. He assisted in the 2019 Rail Franchising Litigation as well as in a case concerning the consequences of pension liberation, which raised a range of trusts-related issues. He is a member of the Attorney General’s Junior Junior Scheme.
Anson Cheung has experience in a variety of matters relating to pensions law and trusts law including ongoing professional negligence claims for benefit consultants, assisting in drafting a Warning Notice on behalf of the Pensions Regulator against a pharmaceutical giant with a complex corporate structure and assisting in drafting a Beddoe opinion on behalf of the beneficiaries. Anson also assisted with a part-heard hearing concerning Guaranteed Minimum Pensions in the Lloyds pensions litigation. She is a member of the Attorney General’s Junior Junior Scheme.