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Successful Stories

Mineworker from Wallyford

September 19, 2019

Mr W from Wallyford in East Lothian transferred his pension fund of £4,571 in 1990 from the Mineworkers Pension Scheme to Phoenix Life. The pension provider in the end accepted that they he had been badly advised and paid compensation of £55,215.

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British Steel worker from Scunthorpe

August 19, 2019

Mr J from Scunthorpe worked for British Steel. In 1992 an independent financial adviser, Howard Frapwell Insurance advised him to transfer his British Steel pension of £35,165 to Scottish Widows. As the IFA was no longer in business and was in default, compensation was paid by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme at £48,000.

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New World Cookers Employee from Warrington

July 19, 2019

Mrs S from Warrington worked for New World (TI Group) and was a member of the pension scheme there. In 1989 she was persuaded by an IFA Grange Financial to transfer her pension of £3,862 to Norwich Union. The IFA had ceased trading and a successful claim was made through the Financial Services Compensation Scheme…

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Mineworker from Barnsley

May 19, 2019

Mr J of Barnsley worked at Grimethorpe Colliery. In 1991 he was advised by an IFA Goodare Owen & Co who were part of the Sesame Network to transfer his MPS fund of £13,135 to the Prudential. The network responsible for the IFA paid compensation of £109,147.

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Mineworker from Mansfield

March 19, 2019

Mr K from Mansfield was a miner who was persuaded in 1992 by an agent of Hill Samuel (now Abbey Life) to transfer his pit pension of £7,290 to them. He had been wrongly sold and no previous review of his pension had been carried out. Abbey Life admitted that they had given bad advice…

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Mineworker from Doncaster

January 19, 2019

Mr B from Doncaster, a worker at Brodsworth colliery. He was advised in 1991 to transfer his pit pension of £13,215 to Sun Life Financial of Canada by one of their agents. Eventually, they accepted responsibility for the bad advice and paid compensation of £192,214.

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British Steel worker from Scunthorpe

January 18, 2019

Mr T from Scunthorpe worked for British Steel and was persuaded by a Prudential agent in 1988 to transfer his British Steel Pension of £12,207 to them. Compensation of £92,232.11 paid.

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Mineworker from Sutton-in-Ashfield

October 18, 2018

Mr W of Sutton-in-Ashfield was advised in 1989 by an IFA, Bale Insurance to transfer his pit pension of £5,807 to Standard Life. The IFA was no longer in business and therefore the Financial Services Compensation Scheme agreed to deal with the claim and awarded compensation of £48,000.

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Rolls Royce worker from Crewe

October 18, 2018

Mr M from Crewe worked for Rolls Royce and was persuaded by an IFA, Moray Financial Services to transfer his Rolls Royce pension fund of £3,422 to Scottish Equitable. He was awarded £35,047.20 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme after a successful claim had been made due to the IFA no longer being in operation.

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Mineworker from Huddersfield

August 18, 2018

Mr H of Huddersfield was a miner and member of the Mineworkers Pension Scheme. In 1991 he was persuaded by an agent of the Colonial Mutual (now Aviva) to transfer his pit pension of £4,639 to them. Aviva eventually agreed that he had been wrongly advised to transfer his pension and compensation of £84,456 was…

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Client Reviews

5-stars-testimonials

£28,000 - Asbestos Claim

Gloria Langton

“I don’t think I could have coped without you and your professionalism especially on the day of the final inquest which was particularly harrowing for me. Your kindness and patience towards my father whilst he was ill was also very much appreciated.  I have and will continue to recommend you to friends, colleagues and family for your services.”

£55,000 - Asbestos Claim

Charles & Ann Parker, Bracknell.

“Ann and I want to thank you very much for all your hard work in the successful conclusion of my case. It has been a great pleasure, once again thank you for everything”

£1,024 - Road Accident Claim

Pamela Tegg, Southampton.

“I thank you most sincerely for all the effort you put in on my behalf. I hope your employers are proud of the fact you work so efficiently and to such high standards.”

£19,000 - Pension Claim

Ms Meakin

“I am very happy that this claim is now finally settled and thank you so much for the service you provided. It was exemplary. And you have been most patient with my numerous phone calls.”

£130,000 - Asbestos Claim

June Abbott, York.

“Thank you for handling Peters claim and getting settlement.”

£9,000 - Work Accident Claim

Keith Aston, Bristol.

“Thank you for the cheque for £9,000 in settlement of my claim. Fingers crossed there will not be any further accidents; however I would like to thank you for the professional manner you dealt with my accident claim. The most important part of a solicitors job is communication and I must thank you for the way you kept me updated on what was going on.”

Industrial Disease Claim

Ben Roalfe.

“I would like to express my gratitude to you personally and also your team and company for achieving such brilliant results on my behalf.”

Industrial Disease Claim

Ian Lawson.

“Just to update you. The cheque has arrived. Many thanks for all the hard work you put in to bring things to a positive conclusion. It was refreshingly straight forward and easy to work with you during a challenging time for us all. Thanks for your empathy, help and support.”

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