Camilla Barry > Macfarlanes LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Macfarlanes LLP

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Camilla advises corporate groups, trustees and insurers on all aspects of UK pensions law and practice.

She advises both employers and trustees and other scheme providers on the administration and regulation of defined benefit and defined contribution pension schemes.

Camilla has significant experience of advising in relation to the powers of the UK Pensions Regulator both in the context of corporate transactions and restructurings and in relation to funding negotiations, ”stressed” schemes and governance arrangements. Camilla has advised in relation to transfers to the Pension Protection Fund.

Camilla regularly advises on the pensions aspects of corporate transactions, including the allocation of pension scheme liabilities, scheme transfers, management of s.75 debts, liabilities transferring under TUPE and exposure to trustee powers and the powers of the UK Pensions Regulator.


Qualified 1997; partner 2010




Association of Pension Lawyers (APL); chair of international sub-committee of APL; International Pension and Employee Benefits Lawyers Association (IPEBLA)

Lawyer Rankings

London > Employment > Pensions (non-contentious)

Macfarlanes LLP‘s team is noted by clients for being ‘technically very strong, also commercial and pragmatic‘. The group advises employers, corporate groups and trustees in relation to the management of their pensions liability, as well as defined benefit scheme consolidations. The group is well-versed in pensions regulation, funding negotiations, section 75 debt management and intra-group reorganisations, as well as technical benefit issues, scheme closures and benefit changes. The department is jointly led by Camilla Barry , an expert in the powers of the pensions regulator; and Andrew Barton, who specialises in insurance issues related to scheme de-risking projects. Madison Isted is an expert in advising insurers on pensions de-risking, while Stacey Yon is another key lawyer with knowledge across the pensions space.