About

“A joy to work with.”

Legal 500

Our client focus, specialist approach and position at the heart of the pensions and retirement industry are what set us apart. Our commitment to understanding, anticipating and meeting our clients’ needs, combined with our in-depth knowledge and experience of the widest range of pensions issues, enable us to deliver exceptional service and makes Sackers a great place to work. To find out more about our clients, the way we work and what matters to us most, read on.

Welcome to Sackers.

We are a very different firm today to the one set up by Harry Sacker in 1966, but some things haven’t changed. Being a specialist firm at the heart of the pensions and retirement savings industry means that we have a strong purpose and vision. We take our position as market leaders seriously and invest upfront in emerging areas to make sure we are always ahead of the curve. Above all, we have terrific people, who go the extra mile for clients and come together to give Sackers its unique culture.

David Saunders
Senior partner

News

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...

What pensions could look like under a Labour government

Partner Helen Ball looks at the implications of Labour’s recently published Plan for Financial Services paper, which stated that it would review the current state of the pensions and retirement savings landscape to assess whether the...

Our people

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

Helen Ball

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 outstanding personal partner-led service to all our clients.