Susan Oakley



Susan advises trustees and employers on wide ranging issues in connection with DB and DC arrangements, across a number of industries and sectors. She has also advised a number of public sector schemes on a variety of governance and investment matters, as well as providing advice to the trustees of a large DC master trust in relation to transfers into the scheme.

Susan also advises on day-to-day scheme governance matters, including amendments to the governing documentation of schemes, interpreting pensions legislation and guidance, member queries and communications as well as providing training to trustees. On top of this she regularly advises and assists in relation to projects, for example, benefit rectification exercises, including changes resulting from GMP equalisation and buy-in and buy-out transactions of various sizes.

Career history

Qualified: 2017

Pensions experience since: 2018

Joined Sackers: 2023

Previous employers:

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP (2015-2017)

Walker Morris LLP (2017-2018)

Squire Patton Boggs (UK) LLP (2018-2023)