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Jason Shaw



Shaw Jason
Jason Shaw



Jason is Counsel specialising in litigation, in particular all aspects of pensions disputes including: advising clients in relation to internal disputes and disputes before the Pensions Ombudsman, Financial Ombudsman Service, the Pensions Regulator, PPF Ombudsman, County Court, and High Court. Jason also advises in relation to applications to court for directions, seeking orders for rectification, and on other contentious pensions issues such as Financial Support Directions, sex discrimination, recovery of overpaid pensions, construction of scheme documentation, participation in class actions and professional negligence actions.

Jason sits on the Pensions Litigation Committee of the Association of Pensions Lawyers and also served on the committee of the Society of Pension Consultants. He regularly speaks at industry conferences and training events.

Jason is regularly ranked as a Star Associate in Chambers & Partners in the field of Pensions Litigation.

“very able and very knowledgeable” Chambers 2018

“well-respected pensions litigation specialist. He is praised as an ‘excellent litigator’ who is ‘very conscious and careful’.” Chambers 2014

“strong reputation for handling equalisation, pensions related professional negligence and Pensions Ombudsman cases. ‘He understands our internal dynamics and thinks laterally to provide more than just blanket legal advice'.” Chambers 2011

News & insights

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Publications: 25 AUGUST 2021

Pensions in Dispute - August 2021

Welcome to our quarterly pensions litigation briefing, designed to help pensions managers identify key risks in scheme administration, and trustees update their knowledge and understanding.

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A&O guide to preparing for the implementation statement

Publications: 09 MARCH 2020

The implementation statement: how to prepare for it

Trustee disclosure requirements on investment governance issues, stewardship and engagement continue to evolve rapidly; the new disclosure requirements that apply from 1 October 2020 will affect some…

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Publications: 10 DECEMBER 2019

A quick guide to preparing for the Chair’s Statement

The trustee boards of many schemes providing DC benefits must prepare an annual governance statement known as the Chair’s Statement. The Pensions Regulator has produced a substantial amount of…

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Publications: 01 OCTOBER 2019

ESG, stewardship and transparency in pension scheme investing

1 October 2019 marked the deadline for UK pension schemes to take a step forward in detailing how they take environmental, social and governance issues into account in investment decision-making, and…

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