Kate Buckham > Wrigleys Solicitors LLP > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Wrigleys Solicitors LLP
3rd Floor
3 Wellington Place
Leeds
LS1 4AP
England

Living Wage

Work Department

Pensions

Position

Partner

Career

Kate advises on all aspects of pensions law.

Kate’s clients typically include the trustees of small and medium sized occupational pension schemes whom she supports on a range of queries arising from the day-to-day administration of their schemes including the journey to buy-out and winding up.  Kate also advises employers in the voluntary and not for profit sectors, particularly in connection with the management of pension liabilities arising on incorporation, merger or other reorganisation, and the outsourcing of public sector services (where participation in a public sector pension scheme may be required).

Kate has a specialist interest in DC bulk transfers and is frequently instructed to advise on the transfer of DC assets to master trust schemes including prefunding agreements.

Kate is a partner and co-head of the pensions team.  She trained with international law firm, Baker McKenzie, joining its pensions team on qualification in 2004.  Kate subsequently relocated to Yorkshire and joined Wrigleys in 2017.

 

Memberships

Kate is a member of the Association of Pension Lawyers.

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Employment > Pensions

The team at Wrigleys Solicitors LLP is ‘extremely talented’ and best known for its trustee advisory work, and also for its work advising charities and clients within the public sector; practice co-head Kate Buckham continues to develop this expertise and is adept at handling industry wide pension schemes and public sector pension arrangements. Louise Edwards jointly leads the group and has extensive experience advising on buy-in and buy-out liability management exercises. Vicki Acomb, who advises on occupational pension schemes, is also recommended.