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Chambers of Christopher Pymont QC
Maitland Chambers
7 STONE BUILDINGS, LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3SZ
England

Living Wage

Position

Barrister specialising in pensions and trusts; chancery and commercial litigation; and international commercial arbitration.  Significant cases include: Procter & Gamble v SCA [2012] EWHC 2839 (Ch); Procter & Gamble v SCA [2012] EWHC 1257 (Ch); Dalriada Trustees Ltd v Faulds [2011] EWHC 3391 (Ch); MSM Consulting Ltd v United Republic of Tanzania [2009] EWHC 121; Edge v The Pensions Ombudsman [1998] Ch 512 [1999] PLR 215 (CA) (pensions, Ombudsman’s jurisdiction, duties of trustees); Re The Scientific Investment Pension Plan [1999] Ch 53 (pensions, validity of clause providing for forfeiture of benefits on bankruptcy); Nestlé v National Westminster Bank [1993] 1 WLR 1260 (CA) (trust, exercise of investment power by trustee); Coloroll Pension Trustees Ltd v Russell Case C-200/91 Court of Justice of the European Community [1995] 3 All ER (EC) 23 (pensions, equal pay, sex discrimination); Thrells Ltd v Lomas [1993] 1 WLR 456 (pensions, winding-up, exercise of augmentation power by trustees); Mettoy Pension Trustees v Evans [1990] 1 WLR 1587 (pensions, winding up, amendment, exercise of power by trustees).

Career

Called 1984; Lincoln’s Inn. Author of Pensions Title in Atkins Court Forms.

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association; COMBAR; Association of Pension Lawyers; ACTAPS; PNBA; ARCAN.  Also called to the Cayman Islands Bar.

Education

Oxford University (1983 BA).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Pensions

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

James CliffordMaitland ChambersAn impressive and formidable knowledge of pensions law.