Practice

Pensions

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.

Trustee knowledge and understanding: the full picture for trustees

We are delighted to host to our annual trustee training day on Friday, 28 September for trustees, covering all legal aspects of the Pensions Regulator's trustee knowledge and understanding...

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Recent developments in pensions

We will be hosting our next regular morning legal update seminar, taking place on 5 July 2018.

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Press Releases

Hogan Lovells advises AKASOL AG on its IPO

With a team led by Frankfurt-based Partner Michael Schlitt Hogan Lovells has advised AKASOL AG on its IPO. AKASOL AG is a leading German manufacturer of high-performance lithium-ion battery ...

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Hogan Lovells Publications

Pension issues on corporate transactions

Pension issues in corporate transactions can be complex when a defined benefit (final salary) scheme is involved. Factors to consider include:

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Press Releases

Hogan Lovells advises NAAFI Pension Fund Trustees on a Crown Guarantee

The Secretary of State for Defence has executed a Crown Guarantee in favour of the Trustees of the NAAFI Pension Fund (the "Trustees" and the "Fund").  Hogan Lovells advised the...

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Events

Pensions issues on corporate transactions

We will be hosting our seminar on pension issues relevant for corporate transactions in June. This one-off seminar is aimed specifically at those working for corporates (whether or not with ...

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