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 buyouts as well as risk transfer mandates. Clients include both pension providers and trustees.

Strengths Sources regard the lawyers as "trusted and reliable advisers."

Clients note: "They are extremely technically competent and have good depth within the team."

Notable practitioners


Jason Coates
frequently advises trustees regarding a wide range of corporate pension issues, including benefit changes, scheme restructuring and master trust authorisation.


Paul Feathers
is well known for advising on a broad range of pension matters, particularly risk transfer and PPF concerns.
"He provides straightforward and pragmatic advice in a very personable manner and is a market leader in the area of buy-ins and buyouts." "A go-to for pension risk transfer."