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Helen Rowan

Saturday, 17 August 2019

Helen is a senior counsel who advises trustees and employers on all aspects of pensions law.

Helen has significant experience of working with large ongoing pension schemes as well as schemes whose employers have become insolvent and schemes that are winding up.  As part of the pensions team, Helen's clients include the Centrica pension schemes, the ITN Pension Scheme and the Willis Pension Scheme.

Helen enjoys analysing complex legal issues and proving clear and solution-focussed advice. Recent work highlights including advising:

  • Japanese media group Nikkei on the pensions aspects of its acquisition of the Financial Times;
  • A major UK employer on the creation and roll-out of an innovative new CARE pension arrangement; and
  • Various trustee clients on their challenging scheme funding negotiations and interaction with the Pensions Regulator.