Wyn Derbyshire

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Wyn Derbyshire is a partner with over 25 years experience specialising in UK pensions, trusts and related employment law in all industry sectors. He has wide experience of the pension issues that can arise in corporate transactions and flotations, the establishment, maintenance and merger of all types of pension arrangements and discrimination issues relating to pension matters. In addition, he provides advice to pension scheme trustees generally and advises in relation to litigious and overseas pension issues such as QROPS. He is a well-known writer and commentator on pension issues generally.

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Wyn has written a large number of pensions-related articles during the course of his  career, and has contributed to the technical practice notes published by Lexis Nexis. In addition, he is the author of the “pensions and transactions” chapter of Sweet & Maxwell’s “Law of Pension Schemes. He is also the co-author of “Pensions and Employment Law: Issues at the Interface” published by Sweet & Maxwell (2008), “TUPE: Law and Practice” published by Spiramus Press (4th edition, 2014) and contributor to “Good Governance for Pension Schemes” published by Cambridge University Press. In addition, Wyn has written and contributed towards a number of books on non-pensions related matters such as financial histories and biographies.

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“Outstanding – a towering intellect coupled with pragmatism, empathy and common sense make an exceptional combination.” – Legal 500

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