Pensions

We deal with every client matter on a bespoke & tailored basis

There’s rarely a standard solution to any pensions situation.

With strength in depth and long standing experience we can advise on all aspects of occupational pension schemes.

  • Pensions schemes are subject to a detailed and ever changing regulatory regime. We not only advise on the law but also provide practical guidance on how to deal with the Pensions Regulator and the PPF and also scheme governance
  • We also provide compliance reviews and proactive updates, which can extend to training for Trustees and Pensions Administrators
  • Defined benefit pension schemes are an extra challenge in corporate transactions and reorganisations. We work closely with corporate colleagues to identify the pensions issues, deal with due diligence and find solutions to fit the commercial need and timescales of the clients
  • Sponsoring employers who, for historic reasons, operate several pension schemes, often wish to merge these arrangements for reasons of efficiency, and economies of scale. Our involvement is tailored and includes preparation of a project advising on the powers held by the sponsoring employers and the trustees involved; advising in respect of the transfer process; assisting with member communications; drafting the merger agreement and advising in respect of the winding up of the remaining trust of the transferring scheme

Our service
We deal with every client matter manage it on a bespoke and tailored basis. Our experience, gained over many years, of advising on every possible pensions situation means we apply exactly the right touch based on the circumstances.

How we work with you
We know you’re looking for sharp judgement and relevant experience, and our team has both in abundance. Our pensions lawyers live and breathe pensions all day, every day, so our clients can be certain of receiving up-to-date and detailed commercially focussed advice.

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Our tenacious team will always act with your business interests in mind, helping you to get the best deal.

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We can guide you through all stages of your growth strategy – from early stage, investment and restructurings to M&A, equity and debt markets to tax-structuring and exit.

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