Eversheds, Gowling Auto Pensions Negligence Suit Stayed

By Lucia Osborne-Crowley (October 11, 2021, 4:15 PM BST) -- An automotive company has agreed with Eversheds Sutherland, Gowling WLG and consulting firm Mercer to enter into settlement talks in a £1.7 million ($2.3 million) damages suit over allegedly negligent pensions advice.

Pullmaflex UK Ltd. and the three companies it is suing — including the two law firms and consultancy — have agreed to pause the lawsuit while they negotiate a potential settlement, according to a court order handed down by Deputy Master Katherine McQuail on Thursday.

Pullmaflex has accused Eversheds, Gowling and Mercer at the High Court in London of negligently failing to advise the trustees of the company's pension scheme that a...

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