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ONE FLEET PLACE, LONDON, EC4M 7WS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 1212
Fax:
Fax 020 7246 7777
DX:
242 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Web:
www.dentons.com

Elmer Doonan

Tel:
Work 020 7246 7151
Email:
Dentons

Work Department

Pensions.

Position

Elmer Doonan is a partner and head of pensions group with over 25 years experience in pensions matters. He has dealt with some of the most complex restructuring and insolvency related pensions issues over the years on behalf of employers, insolvency practitioners and pension trustees. He has acted in numerous court applications on pensions matters and on behalf of both trustees and employers and in matters involving the exercise of the Pension Regulator's moral hazard powers, most notably the recent Lehman FSD case where he acted for 28 Lehman companies.

Career

Made partner at present firm 1996.

Member

Association of Pension Lawyers.

Education

Leeds University (LLB); London School of Economics and Political Science (LLM).


London: Human resources

Pensions

Within: Pensions

Dentons fields 'an experienced team that produces good sound advice for clients and really has their best interests at heart' with expertise in pensions litigation, insolvency related matters, investment work and corporate support with notable public sector strength. Elmer Doonan heads up the team and has 'a very practical streak allowing him to see the bigger picture'; his recent work includes advising the Bank of China on issues arising from the closure of its pension scheme to new members and future accrual, assisting Fleet Trustees with a new actuarial valuation, and representing the representative beneficiaries of the Barnardo's Staff Pension Scheme in a Supreme Court case regarding indexing changes. The firm expanded its UK offering with a merger with legacy firm Maclay Murray & Spens LLP that brought David Knox into the team.

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