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ARC Pensions Law

80 COLEMAN STREET, LONDON, EC2R 5BJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7653 8970
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www.arcpensionslaw.com
Leeds, London

Anna Rogers

Tel:
Work +44 (0)20 7653 8961
Email:
ARC Pensions Law

Work Department

Pensions

Position

Anna has spent her career advising clients who operate or sponsor occupational pension schemes, with a particular expertise in defined benefit schemes.

Her current work focuses on various stages of the journey to ultimate winding-up, such as alternatives to rules consolidation, benefit audits and specifications, bulk purchase annuity transactions, remedial action, partial termination, participating employer reconciliations, and funding and security negotiations. She is also currently engaged in governance, compliance and liability management, including de-risking exercises of all kinds.

Anna started in pensions in 1984 and has helped clients work through all the significant pensions legal and regulatory developments as they have unfolded over the last three decades. Anna also has experience with many scheme mergers, demergers, and the pensions aspects of corporate transactions at UK and international levels.

Career

Mayer Brown International LLP, Solicitor: 1987-1989, Partner: 1989-2015; Association of Pension Lawyers, Chairman: 2013-2015; ARC Pensions Law, Senior Partner: 2015-present.

Member

Association of Pension Lawyers; PLSA Policy Board; Fellow, Pensions Management Institute.

Education

Keble College, University of Oxford (BA, Law)


London: Human resources

Pensions

Within: Leading individuals

Anna Rogers (non-contentious) - ARC Pensions Law

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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