Adam Bushby > gunnercooke LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

gunnercooke LLP
M2 4LQ

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Adam has over 20 years’ experience in all aspects of non-contentious and contentious pensions law. Adam’s clients are trustees, employers, actuaries, benefit consultants, senior executives and IFAs. He has a particular interest in helping employers of all sizes reduce their pensions liabilities and risks through pension scheme closures, member option exercises and partial or total buyouts of pension benefits. On the contentious side Adam advises trustees, employers and benefit consultancies on professional negligence claims, typically around errors in scheme drafting and the equalisation of normal retirement ages for men and women, and on Part 8 claims for the rectification or interpretation of scheme documents. As a trusted advisor in his field, he has been recognised in the Chambers directory as being ‘able to understand the issues in an instant’, ‘extremely knowledgeable’ and ‘appreciated for his communication skills’.  He has also been recognised by The Legal 500 UK 2021 and 2022 as Recommended Lawyer.


Previous Law Firms

  • Gowling WLG UK
  • Norton Rose LLP
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Eversheds

Other Professional Information

  • Member of the Association of Pension Lawyers
  • Member of IPEBLA


The University of Birmingham (LLB)
Hymers College

Lawyer Rankings

London > Employment > Pensions (non-contentious)

Clients feel that gunnercooke LLP‘s modern, flexible structure ‘makes it very agile – in the post-pandemic world they seem to be pulling in well-respected partners from all over the country‘. The team benefits from the firm’s professional trustee company, gcTrustees, which acts as a trustee of numerous pension schemes. Parminder Latimer advises trustees, employers and individuals on all aspects of pensions issues, in addition to working with the corporate department in transactions involving defined benefit and public sector schemes. Helen Miles is chair of the NHS pensions board and is experienced in matters requiring clearance from the pensions regulator. Adam Bushby  is well-versed in de-riskings, GMP equalisations and pension scheme winding-ups.