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Linklaters Business Services

Living Wage
ONE SILK STREET, LONDON, EC2Y 8HQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7456 2000
Fax:
Fax 020 7456 2222
DX:
10 LONDON CITY EC3
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Web:
https://www.linklaters.com
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Rosalind Knowles

Tel:
Work 020 7456 3710
Email:
Linklaters Business Services

Work Department

Pensions.

Position

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.

Career

Qualified 1993; pensions team 1998 to date.

Member

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


London: Human resources

Pensions

Within: Pensions

Linklaters LLP's 'service levels are of the highest standard' with 'a detailed and methodical approach that sets it apart from the rest'. While historically recognised for its strong non-contentious practice, the firm also fields a robust litigation team; Ruth Goldman leads the transactional side while Mark Blyth is 'simply the best pensions litigator around'. Goldman's recent work includes advising MMC UK Pension Fund Trustee on a longevity swap; other non-contentious work includes Philip Goss assisting Sir Philip Green, Arcadia Group and Taveta Investments with issues surrounding the BHS pension schemes and managing associate John Sheppard handling the pensions elements of the merger between Centrica's European oil and gas exploration and production business with Bayerngas Norge for SWM. On the contentious side the group represented the trustees of the Staveley Pension Scheme in proceedings relating to the issuance of a financial support direction, and acted for Sir Philip Green and Taveta Investments in the inquiry into the BHS schemes. Also recommended are Claire Petheram, Rosalind Knowles, 'highly pragmatic' managing associate Alasdair Smith and 'clear and practical' managing associate Geoff Egerton.

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