Has considerable experience of advising companies on their staff pension arrangements and on pension issues that arise when buying and selling businesses, and advising pension trustees on matters relating to their schemes. Recognised as a leading UK pensions law specialist. Former chairman of the Association of Pension Lawyers.
Trainee Solicitor, Linklaters, 1985-87. Assistant Solicitor, Linklaters, 1987-1996. Seconded to the Office of the Solicitor, Department of Social Security, 1989-1990. Partner, Linklaters, 1996 to date.
Went to Downing College, Cambridge (1983 BA Law 1st Class Hons) followed by College of Law (1984) and Magdalen College, Oxford (1985 BCL).