We provide sound legal advice on a wide range of pension issues.

We assist employers in the profit and non-profit sectors, pension providers, industry-wide pension funds and works councils on a range of pension issues.

Our lawyers regularly advise on the pension-law aspects of mergers and acquisitions. They have extensive experience conducting due diligence investigations focusing on pension law and advising on pension and group transfer payment terms in the transaction documents. Nor are they strangers to the pension aspects of transfers of undertakings. 

Many industry-wide pension funds actively solicit employers whose activities potentially fall within their scope. If such a situation occurs, our pension lawyers will provide advice and assistance in the talks with the pension fund. Should affiliation be inevitable, our pension lawyers will negotiate the most favourable terms.

In recent years, the works council's powers in pension issues have grown considerably. Our pension lawyers are able to advise employers and works councils alike on the exact scope and timing of the works council's involvement.

The team has ample experience altering or ending individual and group pension schemes. These procedures tend to be complex, requiring meticulous preparation.
For this reason, it is material to get a specialist pension lawyer involved at the earliest stage possible.

All of our lawyers have experience litigating various pension disputes. Making the right choices at an early stage of the dispute is essential. The aim is to avoid litigation. If legal action becomes impossible to avoid, however, our lawyers are up to the task, adept as they are to the rules, strategy and nuances of litigation.

We have actuaries and tax advisers on hand, allowing for comprehensive advice.

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