Edward Hayes > Sacker & Partners LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Sacker & Partners LLP
20 GRESHAM STREET
LONDON
EC2V 7JE
England
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Work Department

Pensions.

Position

Edward has built a strong specialist expertise and knowledge base in all aspects of pensions work. He has extensive experience of advising both trustee and employers on a wide range of pension issues built up over many years.

Edward has particular experience advising clients in the financial, insurance and telecoms sectors. His clients include some of the largest defined benefit, hybrid and defined contribution schemes the firm acts for. He has expertise advising on complex and time sensitive projects, and providing corporate strategy advice around managing valuations and funding negotiations and DB liabilities.

Career

Qualified: 1989, England & Wales

Pensions experience since: 1989

Joined Sackers: 1996

Joined partnership/LLP: 1996

Employers: Nicholson Graham & Jones (1987-1996)

Memberships

Association of Pension Lawyers (Full member, former elected member of the Main Committee)

Education

Latymer Upper School; St Edmund Hall, Oxford (1986 BA); Law Society finals (1987).

Leisure

Walking, music, cinema.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Employment > Pensions (non-contentious)

(Leading individuals)

Edward HayesSacker & Partners LLP

Premier pensions firm Sacker & Partners LLP has ushered in a new era, with David Saunders , who is praised for his ‘calm and balanced’ approach taking over from Ian Pittaway as head of the non-contentious team.The firm is well known for its risk-transfer practice, and represented more than quarter of the £30bn market in bulk annuity transactions. An expert in scheme management, the firm also acts for a significant number of the UK’s top 200 schemes, including household name clients. Janet Brown is a lead partner for several of the firm’s major DB and DC clients. Leading on ESG issues in the sector, Edward Hayes and Fuat Sami advises trustees on corporate change and covenant protection complex restructuring projects. Litigation expert Peter Murphy leads the contentious arm of the practice which specialises in handling complex claims in the High Court and beyond, as well as regulatory investigations, indexation disputes, deed interpretation and professional negligence claims . Other recommended lawyers in this team include James Bingham, Arshad Khan, and well regarded ‘No.2’ Aaron Dunning-Foreman.

London > Employment > Pensions: dispute resolution

‘First rate’ pensions firm Sacker & Partners LLP has ushered in a new era, with David Saunders , who is praised for his ‘calm and balanced’ approach taking over from Ian Pittaway as head of the non-contentious team.The firm is well known for its risk-transfer practice, and represented more than quarter of the £30bn market in bulk annuity transactions. An expert in scheme management, the firm also acts for a significant number of the UK’s top 200 schemes, including household name clients. Janet Brown is a lead partner for several of the firm’s major DB and DC clients. Leading on ESG issues in the sector, Edward Hayes and Fuat Sami advises trustees on corporate change and covenant protection complex restructuring projects. Litigation expert Peter Murphy leads the contentious arm of the practice which specialises in handling complex claims in the High Court and beyond, as well as regulatory investigations, indexation disputes, deed interpretation and professional negligence claims . Other recommended lawyers in this team include James BinghamArshad Khan, and well regarded Aaron Dunning-Foreman.