Dan is a partner in the Pensions Department.
Pensions and pensions insurance
Dan specialises in pensions and pensions insurance and advises pension scheme trustees, pension scheme sponsors, insurance companies and parties to major corporate transactions. He advises the trustees of schemes of all sizes and sponsored by employers in a wide range of sectors. Dan has particular expertise in relation to pensions de-risking transactions including buy-in/buyout solutions and longevity risk transactions.
He regularly advises trustee clients including the British Steel Pension Scheme, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), Informa and TRW as well as a number of large employer clients such as Bentley Motors, British American Tobacco and Linde.
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 and advising trustees how to achieve best outcomes in distressed scenarios.
Dan has been an active participant in industry forums (including the Association of Pension Lawyers Education and Seminars Committee). He is a member of the Bulk Annuities and Longevity Swaps Member Interest Group of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and is a regular speaker at conferences and seminars, most recently on the subject of 'distressed schemes' and case studies in relation to the Nortel buyout. He is also a regular contributor to pensions publications.