Pensions Ombudsman to take pro-active legal role after liberation court battle

Hughes v Royal London decided in February

Jenna Towler
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Pensions Ombudsman to take pro-active legal role after liberation court battle

The Pensions Ombudsman is to increase its participation in legal appeals due to the outcome of the Royal London liberation case earlier this year.

The contentious decision, in Hughes v Royal London, ended up in the High Court after the provider blocked a suspect pension transfer. The Pension Ombudsman had originally ruled in favour of Royal London,...

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