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Hill Dickinson LLP

50 FOUNTAIN STREET, MANCHESTER, M2 2AS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 817 7200
Fax:
Fax 0161 817 7201
Web:
www.hilldickinson.com
Hong Kong, Leeds, Liverpool, London EC2A, London SW1Y, Manchester and 3 more

Barry Gibb

Tel:
Work 0161 838 4955
Email:
Hill Dickinson LLP

Work Department

Pensions.

Position

Partner in the pensions team based in the Manchester office, recognised as a leading pensions law specialist. Joined the firm from Herbert Smith Freehills. Advises both corporates and trustees on all aspects of pensions law – with a focus on corporate strategy, restructuring and liability mitigation. Extensive experience of multi-employer and industry-wide pension schemes, funding negotiations and dealing with the regulatory authorities, deficit management, scheme design/redesign and termination debts. Has a strong trustee client base, advising on statutory compliance, regulatory change and scheme buy-outs. Work specialisms: pensions, employee benefits and trusts.

Career

Partner Hill Dickinson 2013 to date.

Languages

Swedish (fluent).

Member

Law Society; Association of Pension Lawyers.


North West: Human resources

Pensions

Within: Pensions

Hill Dickinson LLP 's  team has strength in advising on closing schemes to future accrual and severing the final salary link (the team is adept at acting for companies and trustees alike). The group is also skilled at advising on scheme wind ups and scheme restructuring. It is currently advising Vynova Runcorn Limited and its German parent on the closure of future accrual of benefits in the EVC UK plan and the Ineos Chlor Pension Fund respectively. Other key clients include Swissport GB Limited, Tote (Successor Company Limited (Betfred) and Keysight Technologies UK Limited. The ‘proactive, measured and practicalBarry Gibb and Paula Warnock  are recommended.

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