Ben is a partner in the Liverpool Employment team and also the Liverpool office managing partner. He is recognised as a leading practitioner in the North West market and advises a number of the firm’s largest occupational pension schemes including Universities Superannuation Scheme, Royal Insurance Group Pension Scheme (with David), Medical Research Council Pension Scheme, Jacob’s Bakery Pension Scheme and Johnsons Services.
Ben advises on all aspects of scheme mergers, reconstructions and wind-ups, and handles the pension aspects of company acquisitions and disposals. He has extensive knowledge of pensions law and acts mainly for employers and pension scheme trustees but also provides advice to pension providers (e.g. providers of SSASs and SIPPs). Ben is also heavily involved with private finance initiatives and is experienced in pensions litigation including internal dispute resolution procedures, pensions ombudsman complaints and representative actions at the High Court.
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