Sackers comments on court ruling reigniting fight to clawback overpaid pensions
Peter Murphy, Head of Litigation comments in the FTAdviser on a ruling from the High Court, which determines there is no time limitation for DB pension schemes to recover overpaid benefits.
However, this contradicts a previous High Court ruling from 2016, which said a scheme could not claim back overpayments made more than six years before a recognised cut-off date.
People trying to deal with overpayments will have to recognise that there are two conflicting decisions and they will need to somehow find a practical solution despite that legal uncertainty.
Read the full article in the FTAdviser.