Gowling WLG (UK) LLP

Pensions Department

London (Firms)
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What the team is known for Large national firm offering expertise across the full spectrum of pensions issues for trustees, employers and providers. Notable for its strength handling corporate transactions and large buy-ins and buy-outs as well as risk transfer mandates. Clients include both pension providers and trustees.

Strengths One client notes: "The team were supportive, knowledgeable and good to work with."

Another source adds: "The team as a whole is excellent in the provision of advice and they give creative and technical solutions."

Work highlights Advised the trustees of the UK pensions arrangements of Fujitsu Services and provided advice on the general running of the scheme as well as support on a project regarding changes to data protection laws.

Notable practitioners

Jason Coates is "an excellent legal adviser who gives clear and pragmatic advice tailored to the clients' needs and learning style." He advises both trustees and corporate clients on a broad range of pensions issues including those arising from corporate transactions, scheme mergers and buy-outs.

Paul Feathers advises his clients on pensions issues concerning risk transfers and insurance and on those relating to corporate restructuring and insolvency. One client notes: "He is very pragmatic and a skilled lawyer, and also a good negotiator."