Niamh is a senior associate (partner from 1 July 2022) in the Pensions Department.
Niamh is experienced in advising both trustee boards and sponsoring employers on a wide range of pensions issues, including scheme restructurings, funding negotiations, benefit design and liability management exercises. She also advises on the impact of M&A activity on pension schemes and has advised a number of trustee boards in relation to GDPR compliance.
Pensions risk transfer
Niamh has particular expertise in relation to risk transfer for pension schemes and has advised both insurers and trustee boards on several buy-in and buy-out transactions.
Niamh is an active member of the Association of Pension Lawyers and sits on its Communications Committee.
Niamh has sat on the Gender Balance Group committee and the Art Committee, and is currently a member of the Senior Associate Committee.
Niamh sits on Travers Smith's Sustainability Working Group and is a regular contributor of content to the Sustainable Business Hub.