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Fraser Sparks

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Fraser is a Partner in our Pensions team and has over 15 years experience of advising corporates and trustees on pensions law.  Fraser has previously been a partner at Hammonds (now Squire Patton Boggs) and Stephenson Harwood. 

Fraser has advised clients on all aspects of pensions law including general ongoing advice, benefit queries and benefit correction issues, liability management, bulk annuity transactions (including all risks buy outs), establishing and winding-up pension schemes, investment management agreements and contingent funding arrangements. 

He also advises clients on restructuring pension arrangements, including pension scheme mergers and de-mergers, changing sponsoring employers and managing associated employer debt issues (for instance, by the use of apportionment arrangements).  Fraser has advised a number of clients in relation to the pensions aspects of public sector outsourcing. 


Fraser is a member of the Association of Pension Lawyers. 

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Within: Pensions

With 'a growing presence in the pensions space', PwC LLP 'is not only increasing in depth but is demonstrating innovative ways of assisting clients' across pensions indexation, bulk annuity transactions, VAT issues and fiduciary management agreements. Oliver Reece heads up the group, which was recently bolstered by the recruitment of Marcus Fink from Ashurst. In a recent highlight, Fraser Sparks advised Stena on the merger of its five UK DB schemes into a single pension scheme; he also assisted the Zoological Society of London with the closure of its DB pension scheme to future accrual. David Farmer is also recommended; he advised De La Rue on an index change.

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