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DLA Piper LLP

Pensions

2 ranked lawyersBand 4North East & YorkshireUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Experienced in advising on pensions matters arising from transactions, as well as buy-ins and buyouts. Supports clients with the pensions aspects of corporate transactions, advising on documentation and structuring issues. Also acts on GMP equalisation and liability management.

Strengths

A client says: "DLA Piper have been excellent, and their service responsive and focused."

Work highlights

Advised Arconic on the  restructuring of UK defined benefit scheme liabilities valued at more than £1 billion.

Notable practitioners

Craig Looker assists employers and trustees on transfers to master trusts, scheme closures to future accrual and GMP equalisation.

Simon Evans regularly advises on the pension aspects of corporate transactions, including withdrawals from defined benefit schemes and documentation as well as providing assistance with GMP equalisation.
"Simon Evans has shown himself prepared to invest in the relationship, and his personal style is very popular with the chair and board because he speaks their language, delivering a detailed legal opinion by means of 'plain English' advice."

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Overview

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Pensions

DLA Piper LLP

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Location

Princes Exchange

Princes Square

Leeds

West Yorkshire

UK

LS1 4BY

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

North East & Yorkshire

Pensions


Craig Looker
Star Associates
Simon Evans
Star Associates