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Practice Areas

Advises trustees and employers on all aspects of pensions law and is a specialist on regulatory matters including scheme funding, clearance and governance major Moral Hazard investigations. Continues to draw experience at and with The Pensions Regulator and has advised on a number of complex restructurings for schemes and employers, bringing regulatory insights. Also regarded as an expert in negotiations, including on benefit redesign, closures and corporate developments. Advised on the recent key regulatory cases of Silentnight, Bernard Matthews and also appointed for the reply on McDonalds


Trained Simmons & Simmons; seconded to the FSA for 10 months; qualified as barrister 1996; cross-qualified as solicitor 2001; Pensions Regulator for 5 years; partner Burges Salmon 2008.

Professional Memberships

Association of Pension Lawyers; Association of Pension Lawyers’ International Committee. PLSA Legal Commitee


Attended The United World College of the Atlantic; Magdalene College, Cambridge University (1995 LLM); King’s College London University (1993 LLB). Speaks Norwegian. Leisure interests include following Rugby and Football and holidays in Norway