Vikki has specialised in pensions law for more than 20 years and advises trustees and employers in relation to all aspects of pensions law.
She is particularly experienced in the pensions aspects of corporate activity, including sales, acquisitions and refinancings as well as having advised on numerous restructuring cases, negotiating with the Pension Protection Fund and the Pensions Regulator. She has advised on a number of asset backed funding arrangements.
She also advises on many DC issues, in particular specialising in member communication and education as well as having expertise on scheme administration issues. Vikki is experienced in reviewing and updating scheme documentation, advising on trustee duties and governance issues and advising both trustees and employers in relation to liability management exercises.
Vikki was a partner at DLA Piper from 2000 until joining Arc Pensions Law in May 2017.
Vikki Massarano is an experienced pensions lawyer. She has a broad practice covering the full array of pensions matters, routinely advising both employers and trustees.
Chambers UK 2020
Vikki Massarano is recognised as an eminent pensions lawyer advising clients on issues spanning restructuring, refinancing and scheme mergers, among others. “She knows her subject and she provides very strong leadership in pushing the negotiations,” says a source.
Chambers UK 2019
“incredibly pragmatic and easy to deal with” and will “take things forward in a commercial way”
Chambers UK 2017