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Linklaters LLP

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ONE SILK STREET, LONDON, EC2Y 8HQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7456 2000
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Fax 020 7456 2222
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10 LONDON CITY EC3
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www.linklaters.com
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Mark Blyth

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Work 020 7456 4246
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Linklaters LLP

Work Department

Litigation, pensions.

Position

Mark heads Linklaters’ Pensions Disputes practice. He is acknowledged as one of the leading UK pensions disputes lawyers and advises employers, trustees, insurers and professional services firms on the most complex, high-value and novel pensions disputes with the Pensions Regulator and before the Courts. These typically concern scheme funding, re-structuring, benefit design, construction of scheme rules, rectification and professional negligence.

Career

Articled Allen & Overy 1988-90; assistant solicitor Linklaters 1990-99; consultant 1999-2001; partner 2001.

Education

Warwick University (1987 BA Hons 2(1)); College of Law, Guildford (1988 LSF First Class Honours).


London: Human resources

Pensions (non-contentious)

Within: Pensions (non-contentious)

Pensions liability management is a core aspect of Linklaters LLP’s practice, with the team led by Claire Petheram (succeeding the recently retired Ruth Goldman) having advised household-name scheme sponsors, insurers and trustees on longevity swap transactions, buy-ins, buy-outs and scheme mergers. The practice also advises on ring-fencing mandates, post-Lloyds equalisation issues, pension wind-ups and funding solutions. Mark Blyth leads the contentious offering with significant expertise in high-profile regulatory disputes, disputes involving the exercise of trustee powers, Pensions Ombudsman applications and contentious issues surrounding pension liabilities.

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Pensions: dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

Mark Blyth - Linklaters LLP

Within: Pensions: dispute resolution

Pensions liability management is a core aspect of Linklaters LLP’s practice, with the team led by Claire Petheram (succeeding the recently retired Ruth Goldman) having advised household-name scheme sponsors, insurers and trustees on longevity swap transactions, buy-ins, buy-outs and scheme mergers. The practice also advises on ring-fencing mandates, post-Lloyds equalisation issues, pension wind-ups and funding solutions. Mark Blyth leads the contentious offering with significant expertise in high-profile regulatory disputes, disputes involving the exercise of trustee powers, Pensions Ombudsman applications and contentious issues surrounding pension liabilities.

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