Legal Review: Using 'without prejudice' without prejudice

Chris Edwards-Earl looks at how trustees can ensure they use ‘without prejudice’ correctly

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Chris Edwards-Earl: If the ‘without prejudice’ label isn't properly used, the effects can be disastrous
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Chris Edwards-Earl: If the ‘without prejudice’ label isn't properly used, the effects can be disastrous

There are many occasions in which ‘without prejudice’ discussions, where people are free to make concessions and make settlement offers without fear of prejudicing themselves, can be essential in settling pension disputes.

For example, when trustees are negotiating with employers, when they are pursuing claims against advisors, and when settling claims with employees. Such ‘without prejudice' communications may help ...

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