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Irwin Mitchell

40 HOLBORN VIADUCT, LONDON, EC1N 2PZ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7404 3600
Fax:
Fax 020 7404 0208
DX:
87 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.irwinmitchell.com

Martin Jenkins

Tel:
Work 020 7421 3886
Email:
Irwin Mitchell

Work Department

Business legal services - pensions.

Position

Martin is a very experienced practitioner who has been dealing with pension issues since the maxwell case (where he acted for the Mirror Group Pensioners, successfully recovering lost funds). He is the author of 'Pensions Act 2004' (Oxford University Press) and a contributor to a number of publications including Sweet & Maxwell's 'Law of Pension Schemes' and Butterworths' 'Pension Law'.

Career

trained Eversheds; qualified 1992; founded Bond Dickinson pensions practice, and practice head 1992-2009; partner and head of pensions 2009-2014, DWF; partner 2014, Irwin Mitchell LLP.


London: Human resources

Pensions (non-contentious)

Within: Pensions (non-contentious)

Irwin Mitchell draws on the strength of its private wealth practice to position itself as a go-to name for international pensions arrangements, including in relation to offshore holdings and associated tax issues. Penny Cogher and Martin Jenkins also provide broad advisory support to trustees and sponsors for issues including Section 75 liabilities, scheme redrafting and scheme rule updating exercises (including in the context of scheme mergers), defined contribution master trusts, bulk transfers, GDPR obligations and pensions issues arising from corporate transactions.

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North: Human resources

Pensions

Within: Pensions

The pensions team at Irwin Mitchell is best known for its legal advisory service for trustees and sponsoring employers of occupational pension schemes. The firm also has expertise in documentation and scheme governance. Martin Jenkins leads the national practice from London, while senior associate Kate Byers is head of pension documents in Newcastle and specialises in drafting pension scheme documentation and providing technical support.

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