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Strengthening our London Pensions team with strategic hire

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    01-09-2021

    Eversheds Sutherland welcomes Partner Michael Jones

    Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to welcome Michael Jones as a Partner to its London Pensions team.

    After qualifying at Linklaters in 2011, Michael joined Pinsent Masons, where he was a Legal Director in its Pensions and Long-Term Savings team.

    Michael, who specialises in commercial pension trusts, also has a wealth of experience in advising clients on defined contribution master trusts, defined benefit (DB) consolidation, ESG and climate change issues, and advising large DB schemes.

    His clients include pension trustees and providers of large multi-employer consolidator schemes, banks and other large financial institutions.

    Francois Barker, Head of Pensions, Eversheds Sutherland, commented:

    “Michael is a highly impressive individual, with particular experience and knowledge in a number of developing key areas of pensions law that enhance the award-winning capability we already provide to our clients. We’re thrilled to welcome Michael on board as part of our award-winning team, and very much look forward to working with him.” 

    Jeremy Goodwin, Head of the London Pensions team, commented:

    “We are pleased to welcome Michael to our global team. He brings an outstanding capability and strategic vision in innovative and growing pensions fields, supplementing our strong presence in more traditional areas. We look forward to working with him as our team continues to develop its cutting edge pensions industry proposition.” 

    Michael Jones, commented:

    “I’m delighted to be joining the Eversheds Sutherland Pensions team, which has a hugely impressive, dynamic capability with significant appetite for further development, growth and innovation. I particularly look forward to helping develop the team’s offering in the commercial master trust sector, while maintaining the firm’s ethos of teamwork, support and purpose-led values, and aiding the learning and development of the next generation of pensions lawyers.”

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