International law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has appointed Graham Wrightson as a Pensions Partner in its Employment and Pensions Practice.
Graham joins from Mercer Limited, a global leader for HR and related financial advice, where he was Partner and Head of Legal Consulting in the UK. Graham was also formerly a partner at Hammonds, which later became Squire Sanders.
Graham has a wealth of pensions experience. His key areas of expertise lie in advising trustees and employers in relation to changes required to pension schemes, investment issues, pension scheme mergers/demergers and cross-border pension arrangements. Previous clients include United Utilities Pension Scheme, Southern Water and Agfa-Gevaert. At Mercer he led a team of 25 pension professionals.
Mark Catchpole, head of the Employment and Pensions Practice at Stephenson Harwood commented: "Graham is an established and prominent pensions lawyer and we are sure that his breadth of experience will fit well with our current team, which continues to grow to 13 full time pension professionals."
Graham Wrightson commented: "I'm looking forward to working at Stephenson Harwood in an expanding team. These are exciting times within the pensions industry, with many changes taking place, and I know that the team at Stephenson Harwood is committed to offering its clients the best advice available."