Mark heads the pensions team at Weightmans. He acts for private and public sector clients on a wide range of pensions law matters including risk reduction projects, amending scheme documentation, the resolution of pensions disputes and the pensions aspects of corporate transactions.
Mark has been described by the Legal 500 directory as "having a wealth of pensions experience" gained from over 20 years of pensions practice. He has previously worked in-house for a major pensions provider, gaining practical experience of scheme management and trusteeship.
Mark is a Fellow of the Pensions Management Institute, a Chartered Insurance Practitioner and a full member of the Association of Pension Lawyers.
As an employer, you have an interest in ensuring that your scheme will be ready to comply with the new law.
The practical implications of GDPR depend largely on the type of pension scheme that you offer for your workers.
Key dates for your diary and pension action plans
In July, a landmark decision of the Supreme Court held that a widespread form of pensions discrimination based on sexual orientation is unlawful.
The Supreme Court has held that offering different survivors’ benefits to same-sex spouses than to different sex spouses is unlawful.