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Dan Bowman

T: +44 20 7809 2556 M: +44 7824 814 430 Email Dan | Vcard Office: London

Dan Bowman Consultant

Contact details

Dan Bowman

Dan Bowman
Consultant

T: +44 20 7809 2556 M: +44 7824 814 430 Email Dan | Vcard Office: London

An experienced and knowledgeable pensions consultant in the employment and pensions group, Dan provides trustee and corporate clients with advice on all aspects of pensions law. Dan's ability to focus on client's needs and commercial challenges has allowed him to develop trusted partnerships with clients that have endured for many years.
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Dan’s expertise lies in providing pragmatic and commercial solutions to a wide range of pensions issues faced by his clients.

Topics Dan has advised on recently include funding negotiations and proposed benefit changes as well as risk reduction strategies. He has also worked on various pensions issues involved in corporate transactions and assisted with resolving member disputes.

Dan is a member of the Association of Pension Lawyers and the Pensions Management Institute. He regularly writes articles on legal issues affecting pension provision for industry publications.

  • Pensions advisory

Proposed benefit changes

Advised a trustee client on legal aspects of proposed changes to scheme contribution rates and benefits. This included scheme-specific and legislative restrictions, the trustees' fiduciary duties and member consultation requirements.

Risk reduction strategies

Prepared a benefit specification document to facilitate a proposed pension benefit buy-out exercise. This required analysis of scheme governing documentation and overriding legislation to determine the benefits payable to members.

Member disputes

Assisted a client with responding to a member complaint regarding annual pension increases. This required analysis of scheme governing documentation and formulating responses to the member and Pensions Ombudsman.

More: Pensions advisory
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Proposed benefit changes

Advised a trustee client on legal aspects of proposed changes to scheme contribution rates and benefits. This included scheme-specific and legislative restrictions, the trustees' fiduciary duties and member consultation requirements.

Risk reduction strategies

Prepared a benefit specification document to facilitate a proposed pension benefit buy-out exercise. This required analysis of scheme governing documentation and overriding legislation to determine the benefits payable to members.

Member disputes

Assisted a client with responding to a member complaint regarding annual pension increases. This required analysis of scheme governing documentation and formulating responses to the member and Pensions Ombudsman.

More: Pensions
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