NEWS   |    February 24, 2022

Arc Pensions Law appoints two new associates to their Leeds and London offices

National specialist pensions law firm Arc Pensions Law is delighted to announce that Charlotte Clewes-Boyne and Sally MacCormick have joined its Leeds and London offices as associates. This expansion follows the recent appointment of partner Alex Rodger in Leeds, signalling nationwide growth for the firm and its pensions law capabilities.

Charlotte joins Arc Pensions Law in Leeds as an associate from Eversheds Sutherland, where she advised both private and public sector clients. Charlotte advises on a range of pensions-related matters and projects for both employees and trustees. She regularly advises on complex technical issues and on DB scheme buy-ins as well as on DC scheme wind-ups. She has particular expertise advising in relation to corporate due diligence work, IDRPs and pensions scams.

In London, Sally joins Arc Pensions Law from Herbert Smith Freehills as an associate. She has more than 16 years of experience in pensions law and advises on a wide range of pensions matters predominantly relating to defined benefit schemes for both trustee and employer clients. Sally’s broad range of experience includes advising on governing documentation and interpreting pensions legislation. She is experienced in drafting rule amendments to implement changes to benefit design and also advises clients in relation to de-risking solutions and funding negotiations. She has advised in connection with contingent assets, participation in a pension funding partnership and multi-employer scheme restructurings (FAA).

Commenting on her appointment, Charlotte said: “Arc Pensions Law’s reputation for excellence precedes them and I am delighted to be joining the team.”

Commenting on her appointment, Sally said: “I am pleased to be joining some of the country’s best pensions law experts and I am looking forward to the opportunity to grow my practice here and add to the firm’s capabilities.”

Vikki Massarano, a partner in Leeds, commented: “Charlotte’s experience will help to bolster our existing offering to clients and we are delighted to welcome her to our offices here in Leeds.”

Managing partner, Rosalind Connor, commented: “Sally has broad experience in the world of pensions and will be a great asset to our team here in London.”

Rosalind continued: “These appointments, which follow the recent join of partner Alex Rodger in Leeds, signal to the market our commitment to strategic growth, expanding our offering across the UK and further strengthening our pensions capabilities.”

Arc Pensions Law was founded in June 2015 and is the first specialist pensions law firm to be launched in over 30 years. The award-winning firm has been shaking up the pensions law market since its inception and now has a large portfolio of pensions clients, including several multi-billion-pound pension funds.

News of Charlotte’s and Sally’s appointments was published in the Yorkshire Post, Pensions Expert, the Law Society Gazette, Legal Moves, The Business Desk and Insider Media.

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