I have over 20 years’ experience in contentious pensions work, advising clients throughout that time on pensions disputes and litigation matters.

I have in-depth experience of a variety of cases which have been determined in the High Court, Court of Appeal and the House of Lords as it was.  I was involved in the Gallagher case, one of the first pensions rectification cases which paved the way for many others since then. I have also worked on professional negligence cases, judicial review of the PPF and trustee applications for directions.

I specialise in member disputes both under my clients’ internal disputes processes and before the Pensions Ombudsman and the Pension Protection Fund Ombudsman regarding challenges to PPF levies. I have also been involved in contentious matters involving The Pensions Regulator and the Financial Assistance Scheme. ..

Particular areas of specialism and interest include:

  • transfers
  • death benefit distribution cases
  • misquotation of benefits and recovery of overpayments
  • data protection.

Qualified: 1999, England and Wales

Joined Sackers: 2004


“Easy to talk with, understanding the intricacies and able to help with detailed opinions that are straightforward, relevant and easy to understand.” Legal 500

“I particularly appreciate the ongoing support from Arshad Khan, who I have worked with for many years. I value his proactive approach whilst at the same time understanding our business priorities.” Legal 500

“Arshad is very assiduous and thorough with excellent knowledge of pensions law.” Chambers UK

“Arshad offers practical support in the face of difficult and complex complaint cases.” Chambers UK