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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

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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

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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

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Rosalind Connor

Partner

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Rosalind has spent two decades advising employers, trustees, administrators and members in relation to the establishment, management and winding up of pension schemes. She has a particular expertise in dealing with distressed situations, and was involved in the first apportionment carried out for PPF purposes in a distressed business restructuring.  She has advised on many subsequent restructuring and insolvency situations, and co-authored the book, Pensions and Corporate Insolvency: a Practitioner’s Guide (Jordans).

Rosalind also has significant experience in dealing with pensions on transactions, advising trustees, employers, investors and funders on a range of UK and multi-national sales and acquisitions. She deals with a wide range of issues, from multi-national pension schedules to Regulator clearance. Her other areas of expertise include tax planning and structuring relating to pensions, and she is the pensions contributor to Revenue Law: Principles and Practice (Bloomsbury).

Rosalind trained at the city firm of Gouldens (now part of the international firm Jones Day) and remained there for 16 years, becoming a partner and head of European Employee Benefits.  She then became a partner at Taylor Wessing in its Pensions Group before joining ARC Pensions Law at the beginning of 2016.

Rosalind is the current Chair of the Association of Pension Lawyers. She also a Fellow of the Pensions Management Institute and sits on the committee of its London Group as Immediate Past Chairman.

News
Auto enrolment 5 years on

Automatic enrolment as set out in the Pensions Act 2008 (PA 2008) is now largely complete – although it has been a long time coming. Starting in 2012, the final employers will be auto enrolled by February 2018, with contributions rising in April 2018 and 2019 to reach the levels envisaged in the Act (8% in total, of which at least 3% needs to be from the employer). ...

Can trustees derail an M&A deal?

New statistics from the Office for National Statistics pointing to a ‘sizeable’ increase in the value of successful M&A deals, both domestic and cross-border, in the third quarter of 2017, suggests a promising outlook for the market as we head into the New Year. ...

Collective Defined Contribution – another pensions headache?

In 2010, completely out of the blue, the pensions industry got a minister who was actually interested in pensions. Steve Webb (now Sir Steve Webb) was a Liberal Democrat MP who had written and thought about pensions for some years, and knew an awful lot more than your average pensions minister....

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