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Graham Wrightson

T: +44 20 7809 2557 M: +44 7826 945 534 Email Graham | Vcard Office: London

Awards

Pensions Age - shortlisted for Pensions Law Firm of the Year 2018

Pensions Age - shortlisted for Pensions Law Firm of the Year 2018

Graham Wrightson Partner

Contact details

Graham Wrightson

T: +44 20 7809 2557 M: +44 7826 945 534 Email Graham | Vcard Office: London

A pensions expert with particular expertise in advising trustees and employers on all aspects of pension scheme benefits and design.  Graham's clients particularly value his pragmatic, down-to-earth approach.
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He has broad experience of all aspects of UK pensions law. Graham advises pension scheme trustees and employers on interpreting their scheme rules, scheme design and benefit changes. 

He has particular expertise in pension scheme mergers/demergers, employer debt and corporate guarantees, scheme liability management and cross-border pension arrangements. Graham regularly advises on pension scheme governance issues and Pensions Ombudsman cases.

  • Pensions advisory

Scheme design and benefit changes

Advising corporates and trustees on all aspects of pension scheme provisions. This includes advising on the establishment, on-going provision and closure of pension arrangements.

Scheme restructurings

Acting for corporates and trustees in relation to pension scheme mergers and demergers, scheme closures and buy-ins/buy-outs.

Corporate restructurings

Representing corporates and trustees on pension aspects of corporate acquisitions. This includes minimising pension liabilities arising from disposals and acquisitions, group-wide pension arrangements and public sector pension arrangements.

Pan-European pension arrangements

Advising on the establishment and operation of pension arrangements spanning various European jurisdictions.

Pensions Ombudsman cases

Advising trustees in relation to internal dispute resolution procedures and referrals to the Pensions Ombudsman.

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  • Pensions

Scheme design and benefit changes

Advising corporates and trustees on all aspects of pension scheme provisions. This includes advising on the establishment, on-going provision and closure of pension arrangements.

Scheme restructurings

Acting for corporates and trustees in relation to pension scheme mergers and demergers, scheme closures and buy-ins/buy-outs.

Corporate restructurings

Representing corporates and trustees on pension aspects of corporate acquisitions. This includes minimising pension liabilities arising from disposals and acquisitions, group-wide pension arrangements and public sector pension arrangements.

Pan-European pension arrangements

Advising on the establishment and operation of pension arrangements spanning various European jurisdictions.

Pensions Ombudsman cases

Advising trustees in relation to internal dispute resolution procedures and referrals to the Pensions Ombudsman.

More: Pensions

Awards

Pensions Age - shortlisted for Pensions Law Firm of the Year 2018

Pensions Age - shortlisted for Pensions Law Firm of the Year 2018

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