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High Court reinforces need for amendments to be made in accordance with scheme rules
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 31 2007

In Sovereign Trustees Ltd v Glover the High Court has emphasised the need to comply with the scheme’s power of amendment in order for amendments to be valid


Civil partnership: Employment Tribunal awards full pension rights
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 30 2013

In Innospec v Walker the Employment Tribunal (ET) has held that the provision in the Equality Act 2010 restricting the requirement to backdate


Backdating ill-health benefits
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 29 2009

In the case of Hamilton -v- Monmouthshire County Council the High Court upheld a determination of the Deputy Pensions Ombudsman that ill-health benefits from the Local Government Pension Scheme could not usually be backdated to a date earlier than the date of the member's election for a pension


Invalid sex equalisation exercise
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 29 2009

In the recent case of Capital Cranfield -v- Beck the court was asked to determine whether the scheme had validly equalised NRD in accordance with the rules


Age discrimination - justification after the event
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 29 2009

In the recent EAT decision of Seldon -v- Clarkson Wright & James it was held that a partnership could impose a compulsory retirement age of 65 if it could be objectively justified


High Court upholds OFT's use of prioritisation criteria
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 17 2009

The High Court has upheld the Office of Fair Trading's (OFT) decision to close an investigation on prioritisation grounds


Employees awarded £1.5 million for invention of outstanding benefit to employer
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 19 2009

Last week, for the first time ever in the UK, two employees were awarded compensation under the Patents Act 1977 for the outstanding benefit that their efforts conferred on their employer


OFT investigates merger five years after completion
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 17 2009

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has cleared Tesco Stores Limited's (Tesco) October 2003 acquisition of Brian Ford Discount Store Limited (Brian Ford


High Court sets aside framework contract
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 17 2009

In October 2008, a construction company, Henry Brothers, brought an action against the Department of Education (DoE) for Northern Ireland in relation to a four-year framework contract for a school modernisation programme (Framework Contract


Brownfield land and beating the Blue Billy blues
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 30 2008

Developers and funders are frequently involved in the purchase of contaminated sites and the location and potential value of these sites often makes them attractive targets for such investment