Pensions Schemes

Pensions’ law is arguably the element of legal practice which is most worrying to clients. Why is that? Probably because of its complexity and the cost to employers if they get it wrong.

Our expertise in relation to pensions’ law is targeted principally at final salary arrangements where members are guaranteed a specific level of pension on retirement. 40 years of legislation has made this a very specialised part of corporate activity and one where the cost of mistakes can be catastrophic.


Our expertise includes:

The reconstruction of schemes
Complex aspects of deficit
Related issues with the Pensions Regulator and the Pension Protection Fund.
Advice on important issues such as indexation, equality and funding arrangements
The stream of questions which arise regularly in connection with updating legislation and regulation in this constantly changing area of commercial activity
Working with actuaries, pensions’ managers and accountants we advise both employers and trustees and seek to promote solutions which are both credible and pragmatic

We also deal with issues relating to the range of defined contribution arrangements, including those arising from the auto-enrolment requirements and to parallel questions in connection with death-in-service schemes.

Problems with pensions schemes require quick and expert analysis. Speak to us whatever your concern.

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