NEWS   |    January 11, 2021

Arc Pensions Law appoints Legal Director to its London office

Specialist pensions law firm, Arc Pensions Law, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kris Weber, who today joins its London office as a Legal Director. Kris joins Arc from Slaughter and May, where he was a solicitor in their pensions team.

Kris is a well-known figure in the pensions industry and has over 25 years’ legal experience, advising both trustees and employers on the full spectrum of pensions law issues. Kris has practised pensions since the mid-1990s and has been a partner at several well-known law firms including Charles Russell Speechlys and Wedlake Bell.

Kris has served on the Main Committee of the Association of Pension Lawyers (including a four-year term as Secretary) and on the Legislation Committee of the Society of Pension Professionals. Kris currently sits on the editorial board of Practical Law Pensions and is the author of the Scheme Funding, Surpluses and Deficits chapters in Tolley’s Pensions Law.

Commenting on his appointment, Kris said: “I am tremendously excited to be joining Arc Pensions Law. The firm has a strong practice and a pre-eminent reputation, and I am relishing the opportunity to add to its compelling offering.”

Arc Pensions Law’s Managing Partner, Rosalind Connor, commented: “We are delighted Kris is joining Arc and look forward to working closely with him as the firm continues to grow. Like many in the pensions industry, I’ve known Kris for many years and have come to admire his specialist understanding of the pensions environment and his deep, technical knowledge.”

Arc Pensions Law was founded in 2015 and became the first specialist pensions law firm to be established in over 30 years. In 2017, the firm expanded into Leeds with the hire of a well-established practice, becoming the first national specialist pensions law firm. Over its first five years Arc’s growth rate has averaged 60% and the firm now counts eight partners and nine other lawyers across its two offices.

News of Kris’s appointment was published in Professional Pensions, Institutional Asset Manager and in The Legal Diary

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