Mr David Francis > A&L Goodbody LLP > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

A&L Goodbody LLP
D01 H104
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Pensions Group


David Francis has more than 15 years’ experience of advising on pensions-related matters. He advises companies and trustees on all legal issues affecting their defined benefit and defined contribution pension plans. His expertise ranges from the establishment of plans (including plan design, documentation, administration, compliance, investment and cross-border pension issues) through to advising on funding, merging, pension benefit changes, liability management exercises, restructuring and winding up. David also advises on trust law aspects and pension adjustment orders, as well as pension disputes, mediation and litigation. He has considerable expertise in advising on the pension aspects of corporate mergers, acquisitions, re-organisations, flotations, outsourcing and privatisations.

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Pensions and employee benefits

A&L Goodbody LLP‘s sizeable pensions team provides advice to prominent multinationals on complex issues such as the operation of cross-jurisdictional schemes. The practice is led by the ‘extremely knowledgeableDavid Main; Chris Comerford and David Francis are other key pensions partners in the team. Keavy Ryan is known for her work on employee benefits, and is particularly involved in handling the benefits aspects of corporate transactions.