Philippa Connaughton joins Sackers

Sackers announced today that Philippa Connaughton has joined the firm as a partner.

Philippa was a partner at RPC and head of pensions from 2013 to 2015. She was formerly of Counsel at Linklaters, having qualified at Rowe and Maw. She advises employers and trustees of both defined benefit and defined contribution arrangements, large and small. Her work covers drafting scheme documentation, advising on scheme mergers and demergers, negotiating public to private outsourcings and providing corporate strategy advice around managing defined benefit liabilities. She has particular experience of advising on the pensions aspects of corporate acquisitions, disposals and internal reorganisations.

Ian Pittaway, senior partner, Sackers, said: “Philippa is a most welcome addition to the partnership. 2015 was an extremely busy year for Sackers and Philippa’s arrival will enable us to continue to provide the very best service to all our clients and help us to take advantage of the changing market conditions to win new work.”

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