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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Gary Delderfield

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Gary Delderfield is a partner in our Human Resources Practice Group. He specialises in pensions and is Head of our UK Public Sector Pensions Group.

He advises trustees, employers and providers on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious pension issues. Gary is also a nationally recognised expert in the area of public sector pensions law advising clients on issues across local government, central government, education, health and voluntary sectors.

His recent experience includes setting up a new final salary pension scheme, advising on a section 75 withdrawal arrangement, advising the trustees of a final salary pension scheme on the winding up of the scheme and advising a private contractor on the pension aspects of a large scale TUPE staff transfers from the public sector.

Gary is a regular speaker on pension issues and speaks on the Local Government Employers' annual 'Fundamentals' trustee training course. He has also written widely on pension issues for publications such as Pensions Week, Pensions Management, Pension Lawyer, Tolleys Pensions Law, Legal Week and PAYadvice (magazine of the Institute of Payroll Professionals). Gary is a member of the Association of Pension Lawyers and sits on the Midlands APL regional committee.




West Midlands: Human resources


Within: Leading individuals

Gary Delderfield (New) - Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Within: Pensions

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP is known for its ‘excellent depth of expertise’ and ‘commercial awareness’ with a client roster that includes Transport for Greater Manchester,  the London Borough of Harrow and Birmingham City Council. Emma King leads the team and recently advised the trustee of the Box Clever Group Pension Scheme on an appeal from ITV against a financial support direction issued against its scheme. Gary Delderfield heads the public sector pensions team and assisted Borders to Coast Pensions Partnership on bringing forth its £36 billion Border to Coast LGPS investment pool, and advised on the establishment of Brunel Pensions Partnership as one of the eight LGPS investment pools. Liz Fallon focuses on international matters (particularly EU-related ). Sarah Franklin  advised Calor Pension Trust on GDPR compliance and HMRC’s new anti-money laundering requirements. Georgina Rankin is also a key figure, with extensive experience in advising corporate sponsors and trustees of occupational pension schemes. Also recommended is principal associate Gavin Paul, who is experienced in handling rules drafting, scheme mergers and disputes.

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