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. 

News

Ferdy Lovett speaks at Standard Life Connect

Partner Ferdy Lovett was delighted to join a panel of industry experts discussing the increasing influence of technology, digital, data and AI on DC pensions, as part of the Standard Life Connect 24 event in London. Topics under the...

Naomi Brown discusses the ‘fix’ of surplus funds

In a recent article for Professional Pensions, senior counsel Naomi Brown ponders the question “Can surplus scheme funds be returned to the employer?”. In particular, she looks at why returning surplus to employers is such a lottery...

Jacqui Reid comments on the emerging secondary master trust market

Partner Jacqui Reid was one of the participants at a recent roundtable hosted by Corporate Adviser which focused on the areas likely to cause friction in the emerging secondary master trust market. These included exorbitant value for money...

Amy Difford comments on mounting delays and an increased caseload at TPO

Amy Difford, senior associate, is quoted in an article in the May edition of Pensions Age which looks at how the resource-strained Pensions Ombudsman is fighting back against a record caseload.  She comments on the new early resolution...

Arshad Khan comments on TPO decision in BIC member case

The Pensions Ombudsman has partly upheld the claim of a pensioner of the BIC UK Pension Scheme, meaning the trustee can only recoup a fraction of the overpayment. Some have said the decision lays down a marker for how the new ombudsman...

Philippa Connaughton joins PLSA DB Policy Committee

The PLSA has appointed Sackers partner Philippa Connaughton to its DB Policy Committee. Philippa’s links with the PLSA go back to 2007 when she volunteered to answer a pensions hotline. Since then, she has spoken at many PLSA events and,...

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.