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
Jim specialises on significant and complex debt finance transactions and assists market-leading borrowers, lenders and sponsors with their debt portfolios and major transactions.
John specialises in advising both public and private companies on acquisitions, disposals, equity investments, joint ventures and demergers within the infrastructure, energy and industrials sectors.
John is a Partner and leads the firm’s banking team in Scotland and Northern Ireland. John is an experienced banking lawyer specialising in all aspects of banking and finance work, acting for lenders, borrowers and other loan market participants.