Max-Ballad

Max Ballad

Legal Director

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Abigail Cohen

Associate

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Rosalind Connor

Partner

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Anna Copestake

Partner

Nigel-Jones

Nigel Jones

Senior Associate

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Jane Kola

Partner

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Vikki Massarano

Partner

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Sarah Miller

Associate

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Chris Mullen

Managing Partner

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Kate Payne

Partner

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Anna Rogers

Senior Partner

Jon-Skelton

Jonathan Skelton

Finance Director

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Aneliese Sweeney

Associate

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Robert Walker

Senior Associate

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Anne-Marie Winton

Partner

Anne-Marie

Anne-Marie Winton

Partner

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Anne-Marie has many years of experience as a trustee adviser, dealing with day to day issues for all sizes of occupational schemes. She has also specialised in advising UK and non-UK employers and groups facing challenging situations. Recent work includes successfully seeking Pensions Regulator and PPF approval to a regulated apportionment arrangement and managing covenant and hostile funding negotiations (often working closely with forensic accountants).

Throughout her career, Anne-Marie has also worked with other law firms in jointly advising UK and overseas clients on the pensions-aspects of corporate transactions, frequently project managing multi-disciplinary teams. She has assisted in building new client relationships and cementing existing client relationships by working in partnership with the primary legal advisers. She has also on several occasions been appointed as an additional legal adviser for trustees facing difficulties such as a distressed restructuring, proposed pre-pack or corporate sale.

Anne-Marie has been a pensions lawyer since the mid-1990s, originally at Biddle, before becoming a partner at Pinsent Masons and then Nabarro LLP.

Anne-Marie is a member of the Main Committee of the Association of Pension Lawyers and a member of the Risk & Audit Committee of the Pensions Management Institute. She speaks regularly at conferences and is frequently quoted as a legal expert in the pensions industry press.

News
Closing Defined Benefit Pension Scheme at BA highlights liabilities

With some rather unseasonal timing, in mid December 2017, British Airways announced the bad news to staff of the planned closure of its defined benefits pension scheme ( the New Airways Pension Scheme, known as NAPS) to future accrual in April 2018, with a view to addressing the £2.8bn deficit in the scheme....

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