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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

BRIDGEWATER PLACE, WATER LANE, LEEDS, LS11 5DR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 497 97 97
Fax:
Fax 0845 498 4994
DX:
12027 LEEDS-27
Email:
Web:
www.eversheds-sutherland.com

Richard Shelton

Tel:
Work +44 113 200 4847
Email:
Eversheds Sutherland

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Richard is a Partner in the Human Resources Practice Group and specialises in pensions law.

Richard advises employers and trustees on a full range of pensions-related legal issues. He has acted for a wide variety of clients, and has considerable experience, having specialised in pensions law since 1995.

Richard has advised on the pensions aspects of many corporate sales and acquisitions (a number of which involved obtaining Pensions Regulator clearance).

He also has first-hand knowledge of the issues that pension trustees face, having previously co-founded and managed a successful independent trustee company.

Richard's recent work has included advising employers on issues relating to section 75 debts, scheme mergers, winding-ups and amendments to defined benefit schemes.

Richard has for a number of years been listed as a leader in pensions law in the independent legal directory, Chambers UK, in which he has been described as "technically brilliant", "proactive and commercially minded" and as having a "fantastic work ethic".

Richard is a full member of the Association of Pension Lawyers.

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Position

Partner


Yorkshire and the Humber: Human resources

Pensions

Within: Leading individuals

Richard Shelton - Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Within: Pensions

The pensions team at Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP has significant experience acting for a combination of trustees, employers and providers on a range of instructions. Richard Shelton advises on the full spectrum of pensions matters, and heads up the team which includes the well-regarded Anthea Whitton and principal associate Gemma Hanley; Hanley has particular expertise in advising employers and trustees in the energy, water and rail sectors.

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