Sarah is an associate in the Pensions Practice Group who has been specialising in pensions law since 2009. She advises trustees, corporates and other professionals on a wide range of pensions issues, with a particular focus on trust-based occupational schemes.
Sarah is a member of the Association of Pension Lawyers. She regularly takes part in CSR activities including the Business in the Community initiative.
Drafting definitive deeds and rules and benefit design changes for numerous clients, as well as giving trustee training on definitive deeds.
Acting for trustees and employers in relation to scheme closures and drafting the associated documents including member communications.
Advising on complex equalisation issues including the practical implications of how to administer schemes going forward. Identifying the “statutory employers” of schemes and dealing with various apportionments between group companies.
Acting as trustee (and also advising trustees) of schemes transferring to the Pension Protection Fund and the Financial Assistance Scheme as a result of employer insolvency.
Advising trustees and employers in relation to scheme mergers.
Dealing with the pensions aspects of corporate transactions and clearance applications to the Pensions Regulator.
Advising employers in relation to their automatic enrolment obligations and drafting scheme changes to comply with the new requirements.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Sarah Gosling