Elmer Doonan > Dentons > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Dentons
ONE FLEET PLACE
LONDON
EC4M 7WS
England

Work Department

Pensions.

Position

Elmer Doonan is a partner and head of pensions group with over 25 years experience in pensions matters. He has dealt with some of the most complex restructuring and insolvency related pensions issues over the years on behalf of employers, insolvency practitioners and pension trustees. He has acted in numerous court applications on pensions matters and on behalf of both trustees and employers and in matters involving the exercise of the Pension Regulator’s moral hazard powers, most notably the recent Lehman FSD case where he acted for 28 Lehman companies.

Career

Made partner at present firm 1996.

Memberships

Association of Pension Lawyers.

Education

Leeds University (LLB); London School of Economics and Political Science (LLM).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Employment > Pensions: dispute resolution

Dentons‘ pensions practice sits within the wider people, reward, and mobility team. Providing advice for sponsoring employers of DB and DC schemes, the practice is headed by Virginia Allen and Eleanor Hart . The team’s non-contentious and dispute resolution practices cover the gamut of pensions law and the firm’s global reach sees the team regularly advising in complex global corporate transactions, sometimes involving as many as 40 countries. Elmer Doonan is widely known for his insolvency expertise and advises trustees/employers on pension restructurings, acquisitions, and disposals.

London > Employment > Pensions (non-contentious)

Dentons pensions practice sits within the wider people, reward, and mobility team. Providing advice for sponsoring employers of DB and DC schemes, the practice is headed by Virginia Allen and Eleanor Hart. The team’s non-contentious and dispute resolution practices cover the gamut of pensions law and the firm’s global reach sees the team regularly advising in complex global corporate transactions, sometimes involving as many as 40 countries. Elmer Doonan is widely known for his insolvency expertise and advises trustees/employers on pension restructurings, acquisitions, and disposals.