Expertise

Ginevra is a pensions law expert with over 15 years’ experience advising on pensions law and regulation. Ginevra advises UK employers, pension scheme trustees and corporate groups on the full range of pensions law and regulatory matters. Her practice encompasses mostly private-sector pension schemes but she also advises many clients in relation to public sector pension schemes, such as the local government pension scheme.

Ginevra is a member of the Association of Pensions Lawyers and has been an active member of the South Yorkshire Pensions Group and has previously spoken at seminars. She also writes practice notes and legal updates for LexisNexis.

Ginevra Advises

  • Large, medium and small employers in the private sector
  • Pension scheme trustees
  • Companies and investors
  • Public sector bodies in relation to outsourcing arrangements
  • Housing Associations and other charitable organisations

Experience Highlights

  • Advising an independent school on its pension scheme documentation and updating all legal documentation.
  • Advising a large professional services firm on significant pension liability issues in the context of a business acquisition, including complex pension restructuring matters.
  • Advising a large private company on a £34m acquisition of a group of companies involving significant pension liabilities and including pre-completion pension scheme restructuring.
  • Advising numerous employers on Local Government Pension Scheme admission including drafting admission documentation and contractual protections against pension liabilities and liaising with all parties involved.
  • Advising the trustee board of two separate pension schemes on general compliance issues including downsizing and restructuring the schemes to remove them from the master trust regime.
  • Advising a pension scheme member on a complex pension benefit complaint including application to the Pensions Ombudsman.

Publications

Produces pensions law precedents and legal updates for LexisNexis publications.

Webinars

Career History

Previous Law Firms

  • DLA Piper UK LLP, Leeds
  • Trowers & Hamlins LLP, London and Manchester
  • Clifford Chance LLP, London

Education

  • Admitted as a Solicitor September 2000
  • Legal Practice Course, College of Law (Guildford) 1998
  • University of Bristol LLB (Hons) 1997