Caroline is a specialist pensions lawyer providing advice to employers and trustees on a wide variety of pensions law issues, including advice on making changes to pension benefits, scheme mergers and the impact of new legislation and codes of practice.
Caroline has considerable experience in matters involving the Pension Protection Fund, and through Sackers’ Independent Trusteeship work, is currently project managing a scheme through a PPF assessment period.
As a member of the firm’s Public Sector Solutions Unit, Caroline advises both local authorities and private employers on issues relating to public sector outsourcings and participation in the Local Government Pension Scheme.
Memberships and Qualifications
Membership of professional bodies:
Association of Pension Lawyers (Full Member);
Member of National Association of Pension Funds (City and Eastern Group member)
Qualified: 2003, England & Wales
Pensions experience since: 2003
Joined Sackers: 2004, Associate: 2008
Joined partnership/LLP: 2012
Employers: Hammonds (2001-2003)
University of Birmingham (1997-2000)
College of Law, London (2000-2001)
Degree: LLB Law and Politics
In 2008 Caroline was involved in a novel and complex case involving the use of the Pensions Regulator's anti-avoidance powers.
Extracurricular interests and activities:
I enjoy sports - netball, yoga and snowboarding are among my favourites - and playing the violin, recently resurrecting my orchestral playing by joining a city based amateur orchestra.
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