Mr Ian Wright > Mayer Brown International LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Mayer Brown International LLP
201 BISHOPSGATE
LONDON
EC2M 3AF
England
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Work Department

Pensions

Position

Ian Wright is a partner in London office of Mayer Brown’s Employment and Benefits practice, focusing on pensions issues. He advises a range of trustees, sponsoring employers and pension providers on both contentious and non-contentious matters, including investment, funding and employer covenant issues. He has particular interest in the specific impact for pension schemes of other regulatory regimes, advising clients regulated by the FSA and Ofgem. In addition, Ian has extesive experience advising sellers, purchasers and trustees on the pensions aspects of many corporate transactions. Ian is a Fellow of the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) and was for some years Principal Examiner of the PMI’s Law and Constitution paper. He works regularly with Government departments in developing new pensions legislation (including pensions taxation and discrimination). Ian has published many articles on pensions issues and is a regular public speaker on pensions.

Education

The College of Law, London 1998Diploma in Legal Practice; City University London 1997 Diploma in Law; University of Oxford, New College 1996 MSt, Greek and Roman History; University of St Andrews 1995 MA, (Hons) in Ancient History

Lawyer Rankings

London > Employment > Pensions: dispute resolution

Mayer Brown International LLP‘s pensions practice pairs deep expertise on the non-contentious side with a broad litigation offering, gifting clients a cross-disciplinary approach. Co-heads Jay Doraisamy and Ian Wright lead the non-contentious offering and are adept in advising large schemes, in de-risking, restructuring, and insolvency issues, with specialist expertise in the energy, retail and financial services industries. The ‘incisive’ Stuart Pickford, a commercial litigator, leads the contentious side of the business.  The team has particular expertise in investment disputes, pension deficit recovery, indexation and claims/complaints

London > Employment > Pensions (non-contentious)

Mayer Brown International LLP‘s pensions practice pairs deep expertise on the non-contentious side with a broad litigation offering, gifting clients a cross-disciplinary approach. Co-heads Jay Doraisamy and Ian Wright lead the non-contentious offering and are adept in advising large schemes, in de-risking, restructuring, and insolvency issues, with specialist expertise in the energy, retail and financial services industries. The ‘incisive’ Stuart Pickford, a commercial litigator, leads the contentious side of the business.  The team has particular expertise in investment disputes, pension deficit recovery, indexation and claims/complaints.