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.
We consider some of the issues that trustees and employers could face and offer guidance on the best courses of action.
When is a member in “pensionable service”? Is it enough that there is still some linkage to final salary, even though accrual under the scheme has…
The pension tax regime imposes limits on the value of savings that can be built up in registered pension schemes each year and over the course of a…
Mark Poulston comments on a recent determination by the Deputy Pensions Ombudsman that will have implications for many local authorities.
Legal Directory Quote
The "well-known and sensible" Mark Poulston has particular expertise in handling the pension aspects of corporate transactions as well as on scheme redesign and terminations. He also frequently advises on life insurance matters. Legal 500 2019