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Addleshaw Goddard

MILTON GATE, 60 CHISWELL STREET, LONDON, EC1Y 4AG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7606 8855
Fax:
Fax 020 7606 4390
DX:
47 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.addleshawgoddard.com

Catherine McAllister

Tel:
Work 020 7880 5791
Email:
Addleshaw Goddard

Work Department

Pensions.

Position

Partner specialising in all aspects of pensions advisory and transactional work, advising trustees and sponsoring employer (companies and LLPs). Advisory experience includes interpretation, consolidations, establishing schemes and new benefit sections, scheme mergers and sectionalisation, and investment documentation, as well as day to day issues including compliance in particular with the Finance Act, Pensions Act and date protection. Transactional experience includes corporate reorganisations, LLP conversions and share sales including advising on negotiations with trustees over funding implications and seeking Pensions Regulator clearance.

Career

Trained McGrigor Donald; qualified Scotland 1994, England and Wales 1996; in-house lawyer Standard Life 1994-95; associate, then senior associate Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 1996-2007; partner Addleshaw Goddard 2007.

Member

Association of Pension Lawyers; Chair of the Legal and Parliamentary Committee.

Education

Bronksome Hall school, Toronto; McGill University (1987 BEng); University of Edinburgh (1992 LLB).

Leisure

Family, cinema, walking.


London: Human resources

Pensions

Within: Pensions

Addleshaw Goddard fields  'a strong team with a high degree of technical knowledge'. Its pensions expertise encompasses auto-enrolment issues, public sector pension work and pension products with particular expertise in self-invested personal pension (SIPP) and small self-administered scheme (SSAS) products. The national practice is led by Rachel Rawnsley, who 'instils confidence in clients', and includes pension products team head Jade Murray, who is 'always great and an excellent strategist'; Catherine McAllister, who leads the public sector pensions team; Rachel Uttley and Susan Garrett, who is the key name for contentious matters.

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