Pensions are an essential part of an employer offering to employees, one that’s vital to existing and prospective employees. Pension law is also multifaceted and fast moving, and in an area that’s strictly regulated, having a client focussed and agile advisor with you can be hugely beneficial.

If you are looking to review your scheme to make it more sustainable, to achieve the best value for employees or to factor pensions into your succession planning, we are well placed to help you. We also understand how important getting pension schemes right can be for corporate transactions and mergers.

Our expertise means we can help with all aspects of pension advice – for employee or trustee – from salary sacrifice arrangements and pension disputes, to work place pensions and defined benefit issues.

Why choose Foot Anstey

We are in a strong position to deal with issues such as outsourcing employees under TUPE in the public sector, or life assurance schemes causing issues for higher earners. Because our pensions team doesn’t sit in isolation, we can draw on our other teams such as Private Wealth, Employment and Public Sector and collaborate with those specialist experts.

This enables us to see things from all aspects due to advising different parties and make sure that the defined benefit scheme won’t stop you from being able to do corporate transactions and mergers you want.

We can also come in as a support function, able to proactively address any issues that other transactions might bring to light, saving you valuable time and enabling you to progress without distraction.

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Private Wealth

Every decision you make about your personal affairs has the potential to affect not only you and your assets, but to have wide-ranging consequences for your family and your employees.

We are able to truly offer you advice, over options and added-value, over added confusion and stress.


Corporate projects demand legal advice at the speed of business.

Whatever your needs, goals or ambitions our team work hard to tailor services which help deliver our clients’ ambitions at every stage of a company’s journey.


Having the right people in the right place, displaying the right behaviours through the right processes can be just as hard as it sounds.

Our experienced team of experts are able to provide you with timely, commercial advice for day-to-day advice to project support.

Our people

Our personable and approachable experts bring city experience into a client-focussed and agile team.