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Chambers of Michael Furness QC

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Wilberforce Chambers (Chambers of Michael Furness QC), David Pollard, London, ENGLAND

David Pollard

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Wilberforce Chambers (Chambers of Michael Furness QC)


David’s practice focuses on pensions and trust law, insolvency law and employment law (particularly involving pensions).


Called 2017 (solicitor 1980), Lincoln’s Inn. 

Formerly: Partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer for 25 years from 1990.


Association of Pension Lawyers (Former chair); Insolvency Lawyers Association; Industrial Law Society; Chancery Bar Association; Combar.. 

Publications of note:  David has published four books: “The Law of Pension Trusts”; “Corporate Insolvency: Pension Rights”; “Corporate Insolvency: Employment Rights” and “Employment   and Pensions”. David has chapters in 'Tolley's Pension Law', 'Tolley's Employment Law' and 'Tolley's Insolvency Law'. Recent Articles include: 'The short form best interests duty: mad, bad and dangerous to know' (2018) 32 TLI 100; 'Some Tricky Issues on “Control” in Section 435(10) of the Insolvency Act 1986' (2018) 31 Insolvency Intelligence 33; 'Exercising Powers: Proper Purposes rather than Best Interests: Fiduciaries and Eclairs' (2016) 30 TLI 71; 'Trustees and Fiduciaries: the limits on any “no fetter” rule'  (2014) 28 TLI 105.


St John's College, Cambridge: BA 1977 (Maths and Law). College of Law (1978) 

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