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)
Qualified: 2017, England and Wales
Pensions experience since: April 2018
Joined Sackers: April 2018
Employers: Reed Smith LLP (2015-2018)
Queen Mary University of London (2011-2014)
BPP University Law School (2014-2015)
Law and Politics
MA (LPC with Business)
Extracurricular interests and activities:
I enjoy seeing new countries, going to the cinema, reading and ticking activities off my bucket list.