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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
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Gary Delderfield is a partner in our Human Resources Practice Group. He specialises in pensions and is Head of our UK Public Sector Pensions Group.


He advises trustees, employers and providers on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious pension issues. Gary is also a nationally recognised expert in the area of public sector pensions law advising clients on issues across local government, central government, education, health and voluntary sectors.

His recent experience includes setting up a new final salary pension scheme, advising on a section 75 withdrawal arrangement, advising the trustees of a final salary pension scheme on the winding up of the scheme and advising a private contractor on the pension aspects of a large scale TUPE staff transfers from the public sector.

Gary is a regular speaker on pension issues and speaks on the Local Government Employers' annual 'Fundamentals' trustee training course. He has also written widely on pension issues for publications such as Pensions Week, Pensions Management, Pension Lawyer, Tolleys Pensions Law, Legal Week and PAYadvice (magazine of the Institute of Payroll Professionals). Gary is a member of the Association of Pension Lawyers and sits on the Midlands APL regional committee. 



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West Midlands > Employment > Pensions

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Gary DelderfieldEversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Under the leadership of Emma King , the first-class team at Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP continues to advise on a myriad of complex pension matters for various household names. The practice also advises the trustees of many of the Midlands’ most prominent pension schemes and is home to Gary Delderfield , the head of the national public sector pensions department. Sarah Franklin  has a wealth of experience in advising trustees and scheme sponsors on all aspects of occupational pension schemes. King continues to be involved in diverse issues such as pension scheme restructurings and benefit re-design projects. Principal associate Gavin Paul  possesses significant experience in advising trustees and sponsoring employers operating in the private sector on the full gamut of issues.