Strategic pensions advice


We understand that running a pension scheme can present significant financial and operational risk.  Our longstanding expertise in pensions law means we can help employers, trustees and administrators of defined contribution and defined benefit schemes recognise and deal with these risks.  We aim to provide tailored and strategic advice and solutions to help you meet your challenges.

Whether you operate in the corporate, charity or not-for-profit sector, our experienced team of pensions lawyers can advise you on all pensions related matters including funding and covenant issues relating to your pension arrangement and how to deal with matters efficiently and effectively. If you are restructuring your operations, contracting out services or considering changing terms and conditions for your workforce, we can offer tailored, practical, strategic pensions advice.

In brief

  • Advising on rights and obligations under multi-employer pension schemes, including salary linked benefits and apportionment of pension liabilities
  • Advising on contingent assets including charges over property to reduce PPF levy or underpin an employer's liability to a pension scheme 
  • Resolving scheme deficit funding issues and robustly challenging funding decisions in private sector and public sector arrangements
  • Advising on the day to day running of pension schemes including member disputes (including IDRP procedures), governance, compliance and rule interpretation
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Plugging the pension fund gap

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Deficit management under the Local Government Pension Scheme

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Bulk transfers from the Social Housing Pension Scheme

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Pension scheme trustees must comply with the formalities under the rules to introduce new benefits for members

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Pensions: What should you look out for in 2019?

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Trowers & Hamlins appointed to the National LGPS Frameworks panel

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