Additional role in firm
Georgina joined Sackers as a solicitor in 2001 and since January 2008 has worked in the firm’s Know-how team.
On a day-to-day basis Georgina is involved in monitoring, reporting on and responding to developments in legislation, case law and the pensions arena generally. She produces a variety of material for the Sackers Extra programme, including the weekly 7 Days newsletter. Her present areas of focus include workplace pension reform and changes to the pensions tax rules.
Actively involved in the pensions world, Georgina currently serves on the committee of the NAPF City & Eastern Group. She is also a member of the Association of Pension Lawyers, as well as the international pensions practice group of the Ius Laboris global alliance for whom she has written, lectured and coordinated cross-jurisdictional publications.
Georgina co-authored an article for Dutch pensions publication, Tijdschrift voor Pensioenvraagstukken, comparing the pension systems in the UK, Belgium and the Netherlands, as well as the application of the IORP Directive and scheme funding during the economic crisis.
Memberships and Qualifications
Membership of professional bodies:
Association of Pension Lawyers (Full Member);
National Association of Pension Funds (City & Eastern Group Committee Member); Ius Laboris pensions joint practice group (Member)
Qualified: 2001, England & Wales
Pensions experience since: 2001
Joined Sackers: 2001
Employers: SJ Berwin LLP (1999-2001)
University of Durham (1993-1997)
College of Law, London (1997-1999)
Degree: French and Spanish (BA Joint Honours) (1997)
Common Professional Examination (1998)
Legal Practice Course (1999)
As an active member of the pensions joint practice group of the Ius Laboris international alliance, Georgina has been a regular speaker on pensions at the alliance’s practice management course.
Extracurricular interests and activities:
I take part in several 10km and half marathon events throughout the year. This year will be the year for improving my London Marathon and Triathlon times!
When not running, I enjoy the theatre and supporting Arsenal FC.
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