Dan became a partner in 2015 and has advised pension scheme trustees, pension scheme sponsors and parties to major corporate transactions on all aspects of pensions law and practice since 2004.
Recent work includes advising on the duties owed by employers in relation to pension schemes and amending pension scheme rules to allow new ways of taking money purchase benefits.
Dan advises the trustees of schemes of all sizes and sponsored by employers in a wide range of sectors and has particular expertise in relation to pensions de-risking transactions, having recently advised the Trustee of the TRW Pension Scheme on a £2.5bn buy-out and the Trustee of the Greenalls Group Pension and Life Assurance Scheme on a c.£350m buy-out. In addition to buy-in/buy-out solutions, Dan has also advised in relation to longevity hedging transactions.
Dan has significant experience in the negotiation of long term funding and security agreements for defined benefit pension schemes that have pension de-risking as a long term objective.
Dan is a regular speaker at seminars and sits on the Education & Seminars Sub-Committee of the Association of Pension Lawyers.