Freshfields Defeats Partner In Age Discrimination Suit

Law360, New York (October 11, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- London-based law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer announced Wednesday that it has won an age discrimination suit brought by a former partner, Peter Bloxham, who said that the company forced him to retire early and accept a lower pension.

Bloxham filed a complaint against his former employer in July, claiming that it had forced him to retire a year early by making changes to its pension plan. If he had stayed on until he was 55, the normal retirement age, he said, he would have had to...
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