Ellie has experience of advising employers and trustees of occupational pension and life assurance schemes on all aspects of pensions law.

Ellie's experience includes:

  • drafting consolidated trust deeds and rules and other scheme documentation;
  • advising on the closure of pension schemes to future accrual, including associated final salary link issues;
  • advising on the winding-up of a pension scheme;
  • advising on employer debts, including apportionment of debt under a flexible apportionment arrangement;
  • advising on the de-risking of occupational pension schemes, including buy-ins, buy-outs and incentive exercises;
  • advising on pensions issues in relation to corporate transactions;
  • advising on pensions disputes under the scheme IDRP and with the Pensions Ombudsman; and
  • providing training to trustee boards on current legal issues.

Ellie qualified in March 2016 and joined the Shoosmiths' pensions team in April 2019.


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