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70 SIR JOHN ROGERSON'S QUAY, DUBLIN 2, IRELAND
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Work +353 1 232 2000
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Fax +353 1 232 3333
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Deirdre Cummins

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Work +353 1 232 2584
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Matheson

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Partner in Employment, Pensions and Benefits Group

Position

Deirdre Cummins is a partner in the Employment, Pensions and Benefits Group at Matheson. Deirdre specialises in pensions and benefits law and advises trustees and employers on all aspects of Irish pension arrangements both in the private and public sectors.  In particular, Deirdre advises on issues arising from the ongoing management and administration of pension arrangements, from establishment to winding up, as well as the pension aspects of corporate transactions including share sales, MBOs and asset and business transfers.

Deirdre has advised a wide range of clients including public sector and semi-state organisations, trustees, national and multinational companies, and smaller companies and individuals.

Deirdre also has broad experience in pensions litigation and has advised extensively on contentious matters between employers and trustees in the context of restructuring and winding-up pension schemes.

Deirdre is currently the Chairman of the Association of Pension Lawyers in Ireland. Deirdre is a lecturer on the Law Society Certificate Course in Pension Law and Practice and has tutored on pensions and related matters on the professional courses of the Law Society.

Deirdre has participated as a speaker in seminars on pensions and related matters and is a contributor on pension matters to periodicals and professional journals.

Education

Trinity College Dublin, L.L.B.; Qualified as a solicitor in Ireland


Ireland

Pensions and employee benefits

Within: Leading individuals

Deirdre Cummins - Matheson

Within: Pensions and employee benefits

In addition to cross-border pension work, Matheson has been highly active advising various trustees; practice head Brian Buggy and senior associate Jane McKeever acted for the trustees of the Danske Bank (Ireland) pension scheme in relation to Ireland’s first collateralised annuity buy-in. Deirdre Cummins is another key team member.

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