Sackers welcomes new hires

Sackers today announced the appointment of senior counsel Helen Rowan and associate Schuyler Hillbery, taking the total number of qualified lawyers at the firm to 64.

David Saunders, senior partner, said: “We continue to see huge demand for high quality advice and support on a wide range of DB and DC projects and routine work, from both existing and new clients. In response, we are strengthening our team with expert individuals and are delighted to welcome both Helen and Schuyler onboard.”

Helen Rowan is a highly experienced senior lawyer who joins the firm from Travers Smith. At Sackers she will be advising employers and trustees on all aspects of pensions law and practice. Helen has particular experience of scheme funding and covenant negotiations, benefit change projects and corporate change situations.

Schuyler Hillbery joins from Wedlake Bell where he qualified earlier this year.  He will be advising clients on a broad range of DB and DC issues, including benefit changes, governance queries and risk transfer projects.