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Emma advises trustees and employers in respect of defined benefit, defined contribution and hybrid pension schemes, both in relation to project work (eg benefit change exercises and wind-ups) as well as ongoing advisory work.
She has particular experience advising on DC pensions and is a member of the firm’s DC Unit. In 2015 Emma completed a six month secondment to the legal team at The Pensions Regulator, where she advised on DC policy matters. She has DC experience in relation to occupational pension schemes, master-trusts and personal pension schemes.
Her DC specific work includes advising on:
- setting up new DC schemes
- DC member communications
- DC education, guidance and financial advice
- DC governance requirements (including annual governance statements)
- DC investment changes
- DC retirement options
- winding-up DC schemes/consolidating DC benefits
- DC regulation and enforcement.
Memberships and Qualifications
Membership of professional bodies:
Association of Pension Lawyers (associate membership)
Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (South London Local Group Member)
Qualified: 2009, England & Wales
Pensions experience since: 2010
Joined Sackers: 2010
Seconded to The Pensions Regulator: January 2015 – July 2015
Employers: Jones Day (2007-2010)
Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge (2002-2005)
BPP Law School: 2005-2007
Degree: BA History
Graduate Diploma in Law
Legal Practice Course
“Emma is competent, confident and has the ability to explain complex legal matters in a language that all my fellow trustees can understand” – Richard Marchant (Chairman of trustees for the Bausch & Lomb Pension Plan)
Extracurricular interests and activities:
I enjoy cooking and outdoor activities and am obsessed with hedgehogs!