Jeremy Goodwin > Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
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Jeremy specialises in a wide range of pensions law issues, including:

  • trustees' responsibilities and duties
  • the Regulator's anti-avoidance powers
  • pension aspects of both corporate transactions and debt finance
  • investment-related matters
  • all other matters arising from establishing pension schemes to winding them up.

Jeremy's experience includes advice on:

  • various pension scheme mergers
  • establishing various final salary, career average revalued earnings, and money purchase pension schemes (including where sectionalised for funding purposes)
  • investment management and custody agreements
  • the closure of schemes to future accrual and the adoption of money purchase benefits for future service.

Jeremy is a full member of the Association of Pension Lawyers, and is on its Legislative and Parliamentary Committee. Jeremy is also a member of the Pensions Management Institute (PMI), and was awarded the Retirement Provision Diploma in July 2005. He is a member of the PMI committee responsible for the APMI qualification, and drafts the material for the law module. His articles are regularly published in the pensions press, and he often talks at conferences and seminars.




Lawyer Rankings

London > Employment > Pensions (non-contentious)

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Jeremy GoodwinEversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Responsive and flexible, and always giving sound and practical advice’, the team at Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP is known for its large private sector scheme and trustee and employer clients, which it advises on the waterfront of pensions issues. The group has experience in fundamental benefits reviews, as well as international pensions-related work, drawing on the firm’s global office network. It is also adept at pensions insurance, advising insurance providers on buy-ins and buy-outs. In September 2021, the team was joined by Michael Jones from Pinsent Masons LLP, adding significant expertise in defined benefit and defined contribution master trusts. Francois Barker  is a veteran of the pensions space, often advising industry bodies on the direction of pensions law and policy. He co-leads the department with Jeremy Goodwin, who is an expert in trustees’ responsibilities and duties. The duo is praise by clients for being ‘approachable, facilitative and helpful‘. Also recommended are Steven Hull , Sarah Swift  and Mark Latimour .