Peter Stanley

Peter D. Stanley


Peter qualified into the Pensions Practice Group in 2016, having trained with the firm. Advising trustee boards and sponsoring employers, he has experience of a range of aspects of occupational pension plans such as plan documentation, investments and legislative compliance.

Peter was awarded the prize for the highest-scoring LPC mark among the Squire Patton Boggs trainee intake in 2014, and has been heavily involved in the firm’s charitable, pro bono and business in the community initiatives.


  • Advising on the UK pensions implications (under plan rules and automatic-enrolment legislation) of international secondments (both inbound and outbound).
  • Drafting a wide range of rules amendments in relation to commutation, same-sex marriage, death in service benefits and other matters.
  • Reviewing and updating the member booklets of a plan with multiple benefit categories.
  • Drafting documentation in relation to employer debt, for example flexible apportionment arrangements and a deed of amendment of a PPF-compliant guarantee.
  • Preparing an investment review of a Cayman Island OEIC for the trustees of two defined-benefit pension plans.
  • Advising a group of individual trustees on the adoption of a corporate trustee structure for their pension plan.


  • BPP Law School, L.P.C., 2014
  • College of Law, Graduate Diploma in Law, 2012
  • The University of York, B.A., honours, 2011


  • England and Wales, 2016