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Julia Ward

T: +44 20 7809 2028 Email Julia | Vcard Office: London

Julia Ward Professional support lawyer

Contact details

Julia Ward

Julia Ward
Professional support lawyer

T: +44 20 7809 2028 Email Julia | Vcard Office: London

Julia is an experienced pensions lawyer who acts as a professional support lawyer for the pensions team.
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As a professional support lawyer, Julia remains at the forefront of legal developments in the pensions industry and ensures that the team is kept up to date with legal and policy changes.

Julia delivers legal training, drafts client briefings, updates the team's precedent documents and works closely with the innovation team to assist with developing bespoke solutions to increase efficiency and value for money.

Prior to becoming a professional support lawyer, Julia practiced as a pensions associate for a number of years. She provided advice to both trustees and sponsors on day to day advisory matters as well as providing the pensions advice for complex and high value corporate transactions.

Latest news & insights

09 Aug 2019

From Insights

New investment and disclosure obligations on pension scheme trustees from October 2019

In our previous briefing, we commented on new obligations being imposed on trustees by the Occupational Pension Schemes (Investment and Disclosure) (Amendment) Regulat..

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26 Jun 2019

From News

Stephenson Harwood launches AI pension tool

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has, in collaboration with document automation specialists, created Deed Architect, a bespoke tool for use in drafting pension deed doc..

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26 Jun 2019

From Insights

Court of Appeal provides guidance on the Pensions Regulator’s powers to issue a Financial Support Direction

In December 2001, the Pensions Regulator issued a Financial Support Direction (FSD) to certain companies in the ITV group (the Target) requesting that they provide sup..

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19 Jun 2019

From Insights

New obligations on trustees – disclosure and stewardship

Trustees will already be aware of additional disclosure obligations that will begin to apply to them from October this year, following the publication of Regulations i..

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03 Jun 2019

From Insights

Pensions snapshot - June 2019

This edition of snapshot looks at the latest legal developments in pensions.

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09 May 2019

From Insights

DWP preaches conversion but is it a holy route out of GMP inequality?

Last month the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) issued guidance about how occupational pension schemes could use existing guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) conver..

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04 Apr 2019

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Is retrospective equalisation possible?

Since the EU decision of Barber in May 1990, occupational defined benefit pension schemes have been grappling with effectively equalising their normal retirement dates..

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02 Apr 2019

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Pensions snapshot - April 2019

This edition of snapshot looks at the latest legal developments in pensions.

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19 Mar 2019

From Insights

Dividends, recovery plans and long-term funding targets

Trustees and sponsors of defined benefit pension schemes should be aware of the annual funding statement issued by the Pensions Regulator in March 2019.

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