Ian Forrest joined the firm in 1987 and joined the Pensions Law Department in 1990 shortly after he qualified. His work involved all aspects of pensions law, but is now focused on professional trusteeship. His clients include public companies, private companies and institutions.
During his career with the firm, Ian has acted as Head of the Pensions team (1996–2000), Head of the Birmingham office (2004–2010) and Head of the Brussels office (2010–2011). He was also a member of the firm's board of management for a number of years. He has been involved in dealing with the pensions aspects of companies restructuring, insolvency, acquisitions and disposals, pension scheme mergers, companies refinancing. Ian acts as the Chair of the Board of Trustees for several pension schemes.
Ian is listed in Legal Business, The Legal 500 UK, and Chambers UK. He is actively involved with Marie Curie in the Midlands and chairs the development board of the Marie Curie Hospice in the Midlands.