Shannon Diggory

Senior associate


Shannon assists with advising trustees and employers on a wide range of issues in relation to both DB and DC pension arrangements.

Her experience includes interpreting pensions legislation and scheme documentation, advising on day-to-day queries, trustee powers and discretions and reviewing third party provider contracts.  She also has a range of project-based experience including rule consolidations, setting up a corporate trustee, GDPR contract review exercises and transfers to a master trust.

Shannon has also recently advised on scheme governance, including drafting trustee policies and evidencing governance arrangements in Chair’s statements.

Memberships and Qualifications

Membership of professional bodies:

Association of Pension Lawyers (Associate Member)

Career history

Qualified: 2017, England and Wales

Pensions experience since: April 2018

Joined Sackers: April 2018

Employers: Reed Smith LLP (2015-2018)

Academic history


Queen Mary University of London (2011-2014)

BPP University Law School (2014-2015)


Law and Politics

MA (LPC with Business)

Further Information

Extracurricular interests and activities:

I enjoy seeing new countries, going to the cinema, reading and ticking activities off my bucket list.