About us

We are the UK’s leading specialist commercial law firm for the pensions and retirement savings industry.  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. 


Lucy Swart-Mallet comments on the new TNFD framework in Professional Pensions

Following last week’s long-anticipated Taskforce for Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) framework, Sackers senior associate Lucy Swart-Mallett comments on what the potential impact could be for pension schemes and says the...

Sackers expands its team

Sackers announced today two new appointments – Hugh Gittins as senior counsel and Susan Oakley as associate, taking the total number of qualified lawyers to 66.  Hugh returns to Sackers after 19 years, having left in 2004. David...

Sackers advises Northern Bank Pension Scheme on its £286m buy-in

Northern Bank Pension Scheme has completed a £286m bulk annuity transaction with M&G subsidiary Prudential Assurance Company as the insurer, securing benefits for 1,917 members of the scheme. Nick Chadha, chair of trustee and PAN...

Sackers podcast – The LDI crisis and the Virgin Media case

In the first podcast of a new series, our litigation partners Peter Murphy and James Bingham discuss the impact of the LDI crisis a year on, as well as the recent Virgin Media decision. Both have led to significant discussion within the...

Should pension schemes trace missing members?

In a recent blog published in Employee Benefits, senior associate Sarah Clay looks at issue around missing members, and whether or not trustees are obliged to track them down. You can read Sarah’s article in Employee Benefits,...

Four key priorities for DC schemes in 2024

At a webinar hosted by Sackers and professional trustee firm IGG this week, experts set out four key areas of focus for DC schemes in 2024. Chairing the webinar, Dianne Day, trustee director and Head of DC at IGG, said: “With the Mansion...

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.