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London: Human resources


Within: Pensions

Jonathan Hazlett leads the 'excellent' team at Osborne Clarke and is recognised as 'a good team player who can always be relied on for sensible and practical advice' with notable experience in PPF matters and the not-for-profit, railway and shipping sectors; clients include TfL and the Environment Agency. Recent contentious highlights for the team include representing the representative beneficiary of the Gleeds Retirement Benefits Scheme in a High Court appeal relating to a Part 8 application and Paul Matthews acting for Vocalink in rectification proceedings. On the non-contentious side, Matthews advised trustees of the Imperial Tobacco Pension Fund on the implications of an employer leaving the fund, Hazlett assisted the trustees of the Lincoln Staff Pensions Plan with liability management exercises, and Mark Womersley handled the creation of the Brunel Pension Partnership for ten Local Government Pension Scheme funds.

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South West: Human resources


Within: Pensions

Osborne Clarke¬†provides advice on corporate insolvency and public sector, private sector and third sector pensions. It advises on issues around the local government pension scheme (LGPS) including outsourcing, investment strategy, governance and benefit issues. It also deals with pensions disputes, complex pension scheme investment, investment and custodianship of scheme assets, private equity, currency hedging and corporate work involving pension schemes. Paul Matthews¬† led the team advising trustees of the Imperial Tobacco Pension Fund in relation to ongoing legal matters, day-to-day benefit queries, GDPR integration and benefit calculation queries. Jonathan Hazlett¬† heads the team and advised the trustees of the National Museum of Wales Pension Scheme in relation to changes to future service benefits, including a move to career average benefits. Mark Womersley¬†¬†and Brent Wright¬†,¬†who is ‚Äėa very high-level performer with great technical analysis',¬†specialise in public sector pensions and LGPS matters. Alicia Cain¬† joined as senior associate

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