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Slaughter and May

Living Wage
ONE BUNHILL ROW, LONDON, EC1Y 8YY, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7600 1200
Fax:
Fax 020 7090 5000
DX:
11 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.slaughterandmay.com
Beijing, Brussels, Hong Kong, London

Charles Cameron

Tel:
Work 020 7600 1200
Email:
Slaughter and May

Work Department

Pensions and employment.

Position

Partner specialising in pensions and employment work, including pension derisking, pension restructuring, benefit change exercises, the pensions and employment aspects of corporate mergers and acquisitions, pension scheme mergers and general pension scheme advisory work.

Career

Trained Dickson Minto WS; qualified Scotland, 1993; England and Wales, 1996; partner Slaughter and May 2001.

Member

Law Society; Law Society of Scotland.

Education

Fettes College; Edinburgh University (LLB).


London: Human resources

Pensions

Within: Leading individuals

Charles Cameron (non-contentious) - Slaughter and May

Within: Pensions

Charles Cameron (who is noted for his 'thoughtful insight') heads the department at Slaughter and May, which is 'a leader in the field' for non-contentious work and was bolstered by the recruitment of Daniel Schaffer from Herbert Smith Freehills LLP in 2017, who is praised as 'ruthlessly good' and 'extremely creative'. Recent mandates include Cameron, newly promoted partner Phil Linnard and Padraig Cronin advising Tata Steel on the restructuring of the British Steel Pension Scheme; Sandeep Maudgil assisting the Royal Mail with the closure of the RMG section of the Royal Mail Pension Plan and the design of a replacement plan; and Schaffer and Maudgil acting for the Railways Pension Trustee Company on multiple transfers and structural changes. The group is also becoming increasingly involved in pensions litigation; it recently represented the trustees of the BT Pension Scheme in Part 8 proceedings in the High Court and acted for Granada Group in High Court and Court of Appeal proceedings relating to whether it is obliged to maintain gilts as security for the pension benefits of former directors. Senior counsel Isobel Carruthers joined from Herbert Smith Freehills LLP and Philip Bennett retired in 2017.

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