Wednesday 1 November 2017
Freshfields’ David Pollard joins Wilberforce Chambers Pensions Group
Wilberforce Chambers are delighted to announce that David Pollard has accepted an offer to join Chambers. David specialised in pensions law at Freshfields for 29 years, and on completion of the formalities of being called to The Bar, David will join Wilberforce as a member of chambers. David is due to commence practice at Wilberforce on Monday 4th December 2017.
Chair of The Pensions Group Paul Newman QC commented “David is a leading figure in the pensions arena and we are pleased that David has joined the specialist Pensions Group at Wilberforce. David’s technical pensions expertise supports the group’s mainstream pension work and helps to provide our clients with a comprehensive service across pension law issues”.
David has been a past Chairman of the Association of Pension Lawyers, and maintains an active interest in the association. He led the Pensions Group at Freshfields for many years, advising employers and trustees in relation to pension matters. David’s expertise in this area includes corporate transactions, scheme mergers, scheme changes, employer insolvency and Pension Regulator issues.
Head of Chambers Michael Furness QC commented “Adding David to our Pensions Group expands our ability to offer our clients advice on all aspects of occupational pensions and helps us match the demands of an increasing specialist market”. “I am delighted that David will be joining us at Wilberforce“.