Tom leads the national defined contribution practice for Pinsent Masons, coordinating multi-discipline advice for corporate insurance clients, master trusts, trustees and employers.
Tom Barton and the team of DC specialists are incredibly experienced and knowledgeable across the full spectrum of DC. I have found their advice to be prompt, practical and proportionate , important when meeting deadlines and controlling costs.
Dianne Day - Client Director and DC Trustee Independent Trustee Services Ltd
Pinsents, represented by Tom Barton, have been the legal advisor to three of Lonza's UK pension schemes for many years. These range from small…through to a highly complex DB scheme with many legal challenges and some major projects in recent years such as a rules rationalisation. Tom has extensive knowledge of pension law but also a practical approach to both one off questions or more strategic projects. There is always knowledgeable cover from the rest of Tom's team.
Steve Baker - Chair Hickson UK Group Pension Scheme
John is a Finance & Projects Partner specialising in the delivery of complex infrastructure and energy projects both in the UK and internationally, acting for procuring authorities, private sector sponsors and funding vehicles.
Stephen has over 15 years of experience and can deliver the full range of investment and development advice although he has a particular focus on residential, student accommodation and alternative asset projects.
James deals with high value and complex disputes for major corporate clients. He advises on formal dispute resolution processes such as litigation and arbitration (both domestic and international) as well as alternative dispute resolution processes such as mediation and expert determination.