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Squire Patton Boggs

Pensions

2 ranked lawyersBand 2MidlandsUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Distinguished for its professional trustee practice, which advises on some of the most novel issues facing the market. Advises on scheme transfers, mergers and wind-ups as well as funding agreements. Acts for a broad client base, including scheme sponsors in the public and private sectors. Notable practice advising multi-section occupational schemes.

Strengths

A client notes: "They are a solid team with real depth to them, and they can deliver on complex schemes."

Work highlights

Assisted IMI Pension Trust in a buy-in with Legal & General, and with the transferral of defined contribution entitlements to the Mercer Master Trust.

Notable practitioners

Matthew Giles advises trustees and sponsors on issues such as the impact of corporate transactions on schemes as well as assisting with liability issues.
"He has a great ability to articulate pensions legislation in an understandable manner. He makes clear reference to precedent cases and always considers the risks and opportunities for our business. He really adds value."

Philip Sutton acts for trustees on actuarial valuations and has notable strength in insolvency-related pension matters.
"He offers expert and comprehensive understanding of pensions issues.""He is very good, strong technically and has considerable gravitas."

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Pensions

Squire Patton Boggs

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Location

Rutland House

148 Edmund Street

Birmingham

West Midlands

UK

B3 2JR

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Ranked Lawyers

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.

Midlands

Pensions


Matthew Giles
Band 2
Philip Sutton
Band 3