Our pensions specialists provide accurate, clear direction on a full range of issues concerning pension funds, both in the public and private sectors.
"A pleasure to work with and very knowledgeable, and anticipates issues for clients before they become problems - proactive and pragmatic"– Chambers & Partners and Legal 500
We guide you through every stage and legislative challenge. Whether advice to trustees and sponsors of pension plans, support to projects in corporate finance, the provision and management of public sector pensions or specialist pension plans (for example considering SIPPs or other small schemes).
We work collaboratively with HR departments and directors on the management of auto-enrolment obligations, restructuring the benefits for workplace pensions, scheme mergers, reconstructions and terminations, as well as leading on pensions disputes and litigation. Many of our pensions experts hold pension trustee appointments as well as having been recognised for their extensive knowledge through the publication of articles and books.
Combining innovative, sustainable advice with topical governance expertise and tailored training our nationally recognised pensions team applies its knowledge and industry experience to your individual circumstances and needs.
DWF has advised on the management buyout (MBO) by Maven of Scottish business, CMS Window System (CMS), a manufacturer of premium windows and doors. This is the fourth investment made by Maven’s UK Regional Buyout Fund.
After much speculation, late 2018 saw the adoption of laws opening a relaxation of foreign investment thresholds in UAE companies. While the international free zones in the UAE have long played a meaningful part in attracting foreign investment, where foreign investment thresholds do not apply, it is the UAE’s adoption of Federal Decree No. (19) of 2018 on Foreign Direct Investment (the “FDI Law”) which is the game changer for further FDI into certain sectors of the UAE’s economy