Eversheds Sutherland

Francois Barker

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Partner and head of EvershedsSutherland's Pensions group.An experienced, pragmatic and personable pensions lawyer with particular experience of advising corporate sponsors and trustee boards on the full range of issues including derisking defined benefit plans,structuring and governance of defined contribution plans,plan mergers,plan funding&EU pension arrangements.Recognised for being able to express complex concepts in simple language.Influential in developing pensions law and policy through positions on the CBI Pensions Panel,the NAPF DC Council and the PensionsEurope DC Standing Committee.Independent director on the Standard Life Master Trust Company Limited board.

Professional Memberships

National Association of Pension Funds


Co-author of Tolley's E-Pensions