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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP
31 CHERTSEY STREET
GUILDFORD, SURREY
GU1 4HD
England

Work Department

Pensions.

Position

Consultant in pensions team advising trustees, employers and intermediaries in relation to all aspects of UK pension arrangements. Having worked for many high-profile companies and schemes, she has the specialist knowledge to advise on complex legal issues, in particular relating to liability management, scheme changes, mergers, terminations and debt issues following corporate restructuring or insolvency. She has also been involved in high-profile litigation, most notably the leading equalisation case of Foster Wheeler Ltd v Hanley & Others.

Career

Legal executive and solicitor Nabarro Nathanson (now Nabarro); senior solicitor Paisner (now Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner); senior solicitor and partner Blake Lapthorn (now Blake Morgan); legal counsel and partner Bond Pearce (Womble Bond Dickinson); partner Penningtons (now Penningtons Manches) 2013 to date.

Memberships

Association of Pension Lawyers.

Education

St Angela’s RC School; FILEX; College of Law (London).

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Employment > Pensions

(Leading individuals)

Maria RiccioPenningtons Manches Cooper LLP

With a wide range of clients in the private wealth, education, not for profit and public services sectors, Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP offers a well-rounded pensions offering, focusing primarily on transactional matters. Maria Riccio specialises in assisting clients with defined benefit schemes and contentious matters, while Clare Coley is noted for her expertise in defined contribution and auto-enrolment matters.