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ARC Pensions Law

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Rosalind Connor

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ARC Pensions Law

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Rosalind has spent two decades advising employers, trustees, administrators and members in relation to the establishment, management and winding up of pension schemes. She has a particular expertise in dealing with distressed situations, and was involved in the first apportionment carried out for PPF purposes in a distressed business restructuring. She has advised on many subsequent restructuring and insolvency situations, and co-authored the book, Pensions and Corporate Insolvency: a Practitioner’s Guide (Jordans). 

Rosalind also has significant experience in dealing with pensions on transactions, advising trustees, employers, investors and funders on a range of UK and multi-national sales and acquisitions. She deals with a wide range of issues, from multi-national pension schedules to Regulator clearance. Her other areas of expertise include tax planning and structuring relating to pensions, and she is the pensions contributor to Revenue Law: Principles and Practice (Bloomsbury).


Jones Day, Associate: 2003-2008, Partner: 2008-2012; Taylor Wessing, Partner: 2012-2015; ARC Pensions Law, Partner: 2016-present.


Association of Pension Lawyers, Chair: 2015-2017; International Pensions and Employee Benefits Law Association; Pensions Management Institute, Chairman of London region: 2013-2015.


University College, University of Oxford (BA, Philosophy, Politics, and Economics)

London: Human resources


Within: Pensions

Under the joint leadership of Anna Rogers, who is 'a calm and authoritative influence', and Chris Mullen, who has 'excellent technical knowledge', 'outstanding' specialist pensions boutique ARC Pensions Law is 'a growing force in the market'. Rogers recently acted for the Littlewoods Pension Scheme trustees on an invitation to insurers to tender for bulk annuity transactions and advised Bovis Homes Pension Scheme Trustee on the employer's proposal to stop future accrual of defined benefits. Other highlights included Anne-Marie Winton assisting Sealed Air with the pensions aspects of a disposal restructuring and handling a Regulated Apportionment Arrangement (RAA) negotiation for Hoover. Highlights for Rogers involved advising Bovis Homes Pension Scheme Trustee on the employer's proposal to stop future accrual of defined benefits. Other key practitioners include newly promoted partner and 'rising star' Anna Copestake, Rosalind Connor (a 'class act'), and Jane Kola, who joined from Gowling WLG in 2017.

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