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Rosalind Knowles

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Rosalind is a partner who advises on all aspects of pensions law. Her work includes advising on all aspects of occupational and personal pensions and advising on the pension issues which arise on corporate reorganisations and acquisitions.


Qualified 1993; pensions team 1998 to date.


Fellow of the Pensions Management Institute; investment committee of the Association of Pension Lawyers.

London: Human resources


Within: Pensions

Linklaters LLP’s group is noted for its ‘excellent service, and technical and market knowledge’, and ‘always sticks to agreed deadlines’. Non-contentious group head Ruth Goldman has been advising Hewlett-Packard on a wide range of defined benefits and defined-contribution issues arising from various corporate restructurings, including changes to funding agreements and master trust transfers. Rosalind Knowles and Philip Goss have been leading advice to the trustees of M&S Pension Scheme on the closure of the scheme, which is valued at £6bn. Contentious practice head Mark Blyth and Tim Cox have been representing the trustees of the Staveley Pension Scheme in regulatory proceedings brought by the Pensions Regulator regarding a Financial Support Direction. Associate Alasdair Smith is also a name to note. Other clients include British Airways, BP and Tesco.

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