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Pinsent Masons

Pensions

3 ranked lawyersBand 2MidlandsUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well equipped to assist with the full spectrum of issues affecting defined benefit and defined contribution schemes, such as governance, transactions and investment opportunities. Adept at advising on issues concerning master trusts. Regularly works on public and private sector schemes for both trustees and sponsors.

Work highlights

Advised Babcock International Group Pension Scheme on a project to bring all of its defined benefit pension increase payments and inflation reference dates into alignment to improve efficiency.

Notable practitioners

Daniel Shelley provides advice to large occupational pension schemes on a range of matters, including scheme demergers and buy-ins and buyouts.
"He is very good on the technical complexities."

Nick Stones acts for corporate sponsors and trustees on scheme closures to future accrual, funding and risk reduction matters. He also advises on scheme documentation and amendment issues.
"Nick Stones does great work in this field."

Simon Laight advises clients on the pensions aspects of corporate transactions, with further strength in master trusts issues.

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Midlands

Pensions


Daniel Shelley
Band 3
Nick Stones
Band 3
Simon Laight
Band 2