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Rosalind Connor

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Rosalind has spent two decades advising employers, trustees, administrators and members in relation to the establishment, management and winding up of pension schemes. She has a particular expertise in dealing with distressed situations, and was involved in the first apportionment carried out for PPF purposes in a distressed business restructuring. She has advised on many subsequent restructuring and insolvency situations, and co-authored the book, Pensions and Corporate Insolvency: a Practitioner’s Guide (Jordans). 

Rosalind also has significant experience in dealing with pensions on transactions, advising trustees, employers, investors and funders on a range of UK and multi-national sales and acquisitions. She deals with a wide range of issues, from multi-national pension schedules to Regulator clearance. Her other areas of expertise include tax planning and structuring relating to pensions, and she is the pensions contributor to Revenue Law: Principles and Practice (Bloomsbury).


Jones Day, Associate: 2003-2008, Partner: 2008-2012; Taylor Wessing, Partner: 2012-2015; ARC Pensions Law, Partner: 2016-present.


Association of Pension Lawyers, Chair: 2015-2017; International Pensions and Employee Benefits Law Association; Pensions Management Institute, Chairman of London region: 2013-2015.


University College, University of Oxford (BA, Philosophy, Politics, and Economics)

London: Human resources


Within: Pensions

β€˜Excellent’ boutique ARC Pensions Law β€˜really understands clients and their needs’. Anne-Marie Winton advised Phoenix Group on the pensions aspects of its Β£1bn acquisition of Abbey Life Assurance from Deutsche Bank. Rosalind Connor has been assisting Hanson Cement in various insurance issues related to its buyout of a top-up pension scheme. The team, which includes Chris Mullen, is headed by the β€˜extremely personable’ Anna Rogers, who β€˜instils confidence’ and has β€˜enormous experience’. Other clients include the trustees of the PremierFirst Vehicle Rental Pension Scheme, British American Tobacco and Canada Life, and the team also attracts regular referrals from other law firms. The firm also has an office in Leeds.

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