About us

We are the UK’s leading specialist pensions law firm. Our client focus, our multi-specialism and our position at the heart of the industry set us apart.

We put the needs of our clients first. Understanding, anticipating and meeting their legal needs is what matters to us. This commitment, combined with our in-depth knowledge and experience of the widest range of pensions issues, enables us to deliver exceptional service. 

Far from being narrow pensions lawyers, we are multi-specialists, equipped to provide a full service to trustees, employers, providers and corporate investors. Our 100% focus on pensions and retirement savings brings together investment, finance and litigation experts in integrated teams to build long-lasting client relationships. 


Nigel Cayless comments on what DB schemes can do with surpluses

Senior Counsel Nigel Cayless is quoted in an article in Pensions Expert on the issues DB schemes face when dealing with surpluses. The article reports on the DWP’s recent consultation on scheme surpluses, which proposes a “statutory...

Sackers comments on latest DB options consultation

On 23 February 2024, the DWP published a consultation seeking views on proposals to make it easier to make payments from DB scheme surplus to sponsors and scheme members and a model for a public sector DB consolidator run by the PPF....

Sackers at PLSA Investment Conference 2024

We are looking forward to seeing everyone at the PLSA Investment Conference in Edinburgh between 27 – 29 February. Come and meet the team of Ralph McClelland, Jacqui Reid, Stuart O’Brien, Paul Phillips and Georgina Stewart at stand A3...

Sackers publishes its eighth ESG guide for trustees

Our latest ESG guide “ESG beyond climate: What else is on the agenda?” has just been published and is now available to download from our website here, as well as all our previous guides. Stuart O’Brien, partner and Chair of...

Sackers announces new hires

Sackers today announced the appointment of associate director Polly Ehrman and associate Emma Scott. Polly Ehrman is an experienced derivatives and finance lawyer, who joins Sackers from Morrison Foerster. At Sackers, she will be advising...

Dashboards and scheme data – four key areas to watch for 2024

In an article published in Pensions Expert, partner Oliver Topping explains that accurate data will be crucial for dashboard project success. He outlines some of the key data issues for trustees as they prepare for the introduction of...

Our people

Our people are our most valuable asset. We support their development and invest in their future, achieving excellence through working together and sharing knowledge.

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Our services

We are experienced in every area of pensions law. Whether you are a trustee, employer, insurance company, master trust, or personal pension provider, we are committed to understanding and meeting your needs. Our ability to find solutions to the most complex of legal problems, and our track record of advising large schemes and corporate sponsors, enables us to deliver an outstanding partner-led service to all our clients.