Pensions clients need more than just advice about pensions. The legal advice they look for is increasingly multidimensional, drawing from knowledge and experience that goes beyond the traditional. In a complex and ever-changing landscape, we give you all you need to solve your most difficult pension issues.

Representative experience

Trustee of Kodak Pension Plan on settlement of its $2.8bn claim against Eastman Kodak. Team won numerous industry awards for ground-breaking transaction.

Advised LabCorp on the pension issues arising from its US$6.2bn acquisition of Covance.

Advised on the establishment of LifeSight, Towers Watson's defined contribution multiemployer pension mastertrust.

Advised on the merger of two pension schemes with the SEGRO Pension Scheme.

Advised Trinity Mirror on the pension aspects of its £154.4m acquisition of Local World Holdings Limited.

BT Pension Scheme Trustees Limited on the pension aspects of the largest longevity insurance transaction to date in the UK pensions market, worth £16bn.

Advised Bestway (Holdings) Limited on the pension aspects of their £620m acquisition of the Co-operative Group's pharmacy business.

Advised Mitsubishi Heavy Industries on the pension issues arising out of the creation of a joint venture with Siemens.

Trustees of Industry-Wide Coal Staff Superannuation Scheme and Industry-Wide Mineworkers' Pension Scheme on innovative restructuring and pension fund debt-for-equity swap.

Very Strong Employers (a class of participating employer) in Merchant Navy Ratings Pension Fund in high value litigation regarding distribution of £600m funding deficit.

Hogan Lovells Publications

Workplace pensions in Germany: what you need to know Client note

In Germany, paying contributions to the statutory (state) social security pension is compulsory for most employees and their employers.

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The Pension Regulator's new approach – What should employers expect?

After the BHS debacle, the Pensions Regulator (TPR) announced it was adopting a "clearer, quicker and tougher approach". But what does that mean in practice for the sponsors of UK defined...

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Trustee knowledge and understanding: the full picture for trustees

Please join us at our annual trustee training day on Friday, 27 September, covering all legal aspects of the Pensions Regulator's trustee knowledge and understanding syllabus.

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GMP equalisation through conversion

Just before Easter, the DWP issued long-awaited guidance on converting guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs) as a means of equalising future benefits between men and women. The guidance...

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Recent developments in pensions

We are delighted to invite you to our next regular morning legal update seminar, taking place on 12 November 2019.

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Press Releases

Hogan Lovells promotes 31 to senior associates in UK

Hogan Lovells has promoted 31 UK associates to senior associate effective 1 May across its London and Birmingham offices.

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