Lynette is an experienced pensions lawyer who advises both employers and trustees. Having also gained considerable experience as a transactional corporate lawyer, she has a particular expertise in dealing with pensions related issues on transactions and in stressed and distressed situations. Her experience gives her the ability to put pensions issues into the context of the event in question.
Lynette is also experienced in drafting scheme documents as well as providing ongoing advice on the day to day running of pension schemes, including having acted as the chair of trustees of a defined benefit pension scheme for a number of years.
She is also well known for her expertise in relation to the employer debt legislation, negotiating bulk annuity (buy in/buy out) policies and the rules relating to Pension Protection Fund contingent assets.
Lynette is recognised for her pragmatic and practical approach to matters and her ability to distil complex legal issues to clients. A client recently complimented her proactive approach stating that he wished all of his advisers were like her. She has also been described as "very clear and very commercial." Lynette is a member of the Association of Pension Lawyers (APL) and is Secretary to the East Midlands Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA).