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          Symon Rowley


          Symon has expertise across the full range of DB and DC pension scheme issues.     

          Symon has extensive experience of advising trustees of DB pension schemes, with particular expertise in:

          • Business restructurings and their impact
          • flexible apportionment arrangements
          • Contingent assets
          • De-risking projects
          • Equalisation
          • Benefit changes
          • Scheme mergers

          In addition, he provides full service advice to employer sponsors including funding negotiations, conflicts of interest and governance and also to HR directors with pensions-related matters such as Auto-Enrolment, data protection, age discrimination, flexible retirement, ill-health early retirement and Pensions Ombudsman complaints.  

          Symon also has specialist expertise in relation to Master Trusts having been involved in a number of large projects to establish national schemes. He also advises SSAS and SIPP providers on regulatory issues. 

          Member of the Association of Pension Lawyers

          Symon Rowley is "a very helpful lawyer" who "responds quickly" according to sources. He is well versed in pension scheme documentation and handles SIPP and SSAS work.  

          Chambers & Partners 2018