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Travers Smith LLP

Pensions

4 ranked lawyersBand 2London (Firms)UK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly regarded for advising some of the industry's largest pension schemes on high-profile longevity transactions and bulk annuity purchases. Excels at overseeing complex de-risking exercises and cross-border transactions, as well as at advising stressed schemes. Notable client list includes household-name multinational companies.

Strengths

A source notes: "Travers Smith is an excellent full-service firm. They have been able to bring in specialist lawyers to deal with a multitude of issues in very challenging situations. They are very commercial in their approach and advice. They get the wider commercial backdrop and provide their clients with the best possible strategic advice."

Clients attest: "They are an excellent firm providing quality, timely service. They provide the exact level of information required when asked."

Work highlights

Advised the trustees of the Arcadia pension schemes on funding and security arrangements for those pension schemes in connection with Arcadia's CVAs, which included advice during negotiations with Arcadia, the Pensions Regulator and the Pension Protection Fund.

Notable practitioners

Dan Naylor is recognised for his experience in advising a variety of clients on pension scheme concerns in relation to corporate transactions. He advises clients on pension de-risking transactions.
"He is very responsive and very commercial."

Daniel Gerring offers notable experience advising on funding, restructuring and other pension scheme implications arising from corporate transactions.

Paul Stannard is noted for his experience in advising an impressive client roster of pension schemes and trustees. His areas of expertise include implementation, restructuring and compliance matters.

Susie Daykin is well regarded for her experience across an array of pension matters, frequently advising on de-risking and corporate restructuring issues.
"She is a technically fabulous pensions lawyer." "Excellent - pragmatic, timely, calm and measured."

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Overview

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Pensions Department

Travers Smith LLP

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Department location

10 Snow Hill

London

Greater London

UK

EC1A 2AL

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London (Firms)

Pensions


Dan Naylor
Band 5
Daniel Gerring
Band 3
Paul Stannard
Band 2
Susie Daykin
Band 2