The Court of Appeal has sided with claimant Russell Adams and found against provider Carey Pensions, overturning a previous High Court ruling in a landmark decision.

The outcome, which will have ramifications for the rest of the industry, centres on the question of provider responsibility when accepting investments into a Sipp.

The case saw driver Russell Adams allege Carey Pensions mis-sold him a Sipp. He and his lawyers accused the Sipp provider of using a Spain-based unregulated introducer to facilitate investments in Store First unit pods which were unsuitable and are now deemed “worthless”.

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