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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
B3 3AL

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James Ellis is a Principal Associate in our Birmingham pensions team. James has experience of advising both trustees and companies on a wide variety of matters, including pension increase exchange exercises, scheme closure projects, recovery of s.75 debts, the pensions aspects of corporate transactions and on trustee liability and insurance matters. James has a particular interest in risk settlement, and has significant experience of buy-ins / buy-outs with the major insurers. James also has a broad experience of advising public sector clients, particularly in relation to outsourcing projects involving the Local Government Pension Scheme and on mergers/restructurings within the public sector.


Principal Associate

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West Midlands > Employment > Pensions

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James Ellis  –Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

The agile and large team at Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP advises the trustees of many household name clients on their pension schemes as well as many key employers on their pension obligations. Emma King  leads the first-rate department. Gary Delderfield  heads the national public sector pensions offering. Sarah Franklin  is vastly experienced in advising trustees and scheme sponsors on all aspects of their occupational pension schemes. Principal associate, Tom Meyrick, has particular expertise in acting on both DB and DC schemes. Also, at principal associate level, James Ellis  has significant experience in advising trustees and employers on a wide range of issues including liability management exercises and on corporate transactions.