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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Work Department

Mark joined us from Linklaters in August 2014 as a partner in our Human Resources Practice Group, specialising in pensions law.

Mark advises on all aspects of pensions law. He has considerable experience in advising both pension scheme trustees and product issuers in relation to pension fund investment including in relation to all forms of investment products and structures. He also advises both pension scheme trustees and employer sponsors in relation to corporate transactions, scheme funding and scheme mergers and reorganisations.

Mark also advises pension scheme trustees in relation to the day to day running of pensions schemes including rule amendments, member disputes and communications.

Recent work includes advising in relation to the implementation of a de-risking mandate involving IMAs and derivatives, closing schemes to future accrual and re-writing pension scheme rules.

Mark is a member of the Association of Pension Lawyers' Website Committee.



Lawyer Rankings

London > Employment > Pensions (non-contentious)

(Leading individuals)

Mark LatimourEversheds 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 .