Edwin Mustard > Shepherd and Wedderburn > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Shepherd and Wedderburn
1 EXCHANGE CRESCENT
CONFERENCE SQUARE
EDINBURGH
EH3 8UL
Scotland

Work Department

Pensions law

Position

Edwin is a partner within the pensions team and advises companies, trustees, and financial institutions on all aspects of pensions law including general scheme advisory work and documentation, scheme mergers and reconstructions, clearance applications to the Pension Regulator, changing benefit provisions and closure to future accrual, employer debt issues, Pension Protection Fund entry and pension disputes. He chairs the Scottish group of the Association of Pension Lawyers and is regularly listed in legal directories as a leader in the field of pensions law, being recently described as an ‘outstanding lawyer’.

Career

Trained Shepherd and Wedderburn; qualified 1995; partner 2005 to date.

Memberships

Chair of Association of Pension Lawyers (Scottish Group); Law Society of Scotland.

Education

Edinburgh University (1992 MA); Strathclyde University (1993 LLB).

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Human resources > Pensions

Frequently working in conjunction with various other departments, Shepherd and Wedderburn‘s ‘strong‘ pensions team is recognised for its broad offering and has a fine reputation acting for corporates and pension trustee clients, most notably in the financial services, higher education and energy sectors. Recently, the team handled various employment and GDPR matters pertaining to pension schemes alongside scheme documentation and scheme reorganisations as well as transactional matters. Andrew Holehouse, Louisa Knox, who is ‘very pleasant to work with‘, and Edwin Mustard are the main contacts.