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Ben Fairhead

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Ben is a litigator specialising in pensions-related disputes, acting for a range of clients including trustees, providers and administrators.

Ben is a litigator specialising in pensions-related disputes, acting for a range of clients including trustees, providers and administrators, both in pursuing and defending court claims as well as Ombudsman complaints.

He has significant experience acting and advising in relation to pension scams cases, including obtaining injunctive relief to recover scheme assets. He has been involved in numerous matters involving the Pensions Regulator and the Pension Protection Fund, and his expertise extends to seeking court directions and proceedings involving representative beneficiaries. He has also regularly acted for clients in professional negligence claims.

Ben is ranked for Pensions Litigation in Chambers & Partners, who recognise him for his work on pension scheme irregularities, with a focus on disputes involving allegations of poor governance, breach of trust and pension scams. He is ranked as a leading individual for Pensions: Dispute Resolution in The Legal 500.

Ben is a member of the Association of Pension Lawyers and the Pension Scams Industry Group, which notably produced the Code of Good Practice launched in March 2015.

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