The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon
20 GRESHAM STREET, LONDON, EC2V 7JE, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7329 6699
Email:
Web:
www.sackers.com

Ian Pittaway

Tel:
Work 020 7615 9002
Email:
Sacker & Partners LLP

Work Department

Pensions.

Position

Ian is the firm’s senior partner. He has decades of experience advising defined benefit and defined contribution pension schemes and leads the team for several of the firm’s major trustee clients in the financial services, media and transport sectors. He is a former Chairman of the Association of Pension Lawyers and the Association of Professional Pension Trustees.

As independent chairman or trustee of several pension funds, he has gained a good appreciation of the issues faced by trustee boards from a client perspective. He is also chair of Aegon UK’s master trust and independent governance committee.

Ian was awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) for services to the community in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham in the 2019 New Year honours list.

Career

Qualified: 1980, England & Wales

Pensions experience since: 1982

Joined Sackers: 1996

Joined partnership/LLP: 1996

Employers: Trower Still & Keeling (1978-1981); Nicholson Graham & Jones (1981-1996)

Member

Association of Pension Lawyers (Full Member, former Chairman and Secretary)

Association of Professional Pension Trustees (Full Member, former Chairman)

Education

Robert Clack Comprehensive School, Dagenham; Hull University (1977 LLB).

Leisure

Wine, swimming, forestry.


London: Human resources

Pensions (non-contentious)

Within: Pensions (non-contentious)

'Unparalleled' City boutique Sacker & Partners LLP fields an extensive team of pensions experts covering all aspects of the market. Key lawyers including Ian Pittaway, Mark Greenlees and Edward Hayes receive instructions from some of the market’s largest defined contribution and defined benefit pension schemes, with mandates including ESG compliance, bulk annuity transfers, scheme funding, liability management and regulatory advice. The team, including Janet Brown and David Saunders, often handles the pensions aspects of high-value corporate transactions, scheme mergers and demergers, while Jacqui Reid regularly assists with the fast-growing field of master trust implementation. The contentious offering headed by Peter Murphy acts on rectifications, Pensions Regulator engagement, issues surrounding historic errors and indexing disputes.

[back to top]

Pensions: dispute resolution

Within: Pensions: dispute resolution

'Unparalleled' City boutique Sacker & Partners LLP fields an extensive team of pensions experts covering all aspects of the market. Key lawyers including Ian Pittaway, Mark Greenlees and Edward Hayes receive instructions from some of the market’s largest defined contribution and defined benefit pension schemes, with mandates including ESG compliance, bulk annuity transfers, scheme funding, liability management and regulatory advice. The team, including Janet Brown and David Saunders, often handles the pensions aspects of high-value corporate transactions, scheme mergers and demergers, while Jacqui Reid regularly assists with the fast-growing field of master trust implementation. The contentious offering headed by Peter Murphy acts on rectifications, Pensions Regulator engagement, issues surrounding historic errors and indexing disputes.

[back to top]


Back to index

Legal Developments in London

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to