Catherine McKenna is a partner in our Pensions practice group. Her particular expertise is in providing advice to companies and trustees on all aspects of pensions law, including advice on managing pension risk and developing creative solutions to assist with funding shortfalls. She deals with pension plan restructuring, governance, and the pensions issues arising on corporate activity. Catherine also specialises in Pension Regulator applications and intervention, pension disputes and negotiating all types of pension fund investment management, custody and other third party agreements.
Catherine is an associate of the Pensions Management Institute (PMI), and a former Chairman and committee member of the North East Group of the PMI and the Yorkshire Group of the National Association of Pension Funds. She writes frequently in the local and national press on pension issues, is a regular speaker at pension industry conferences and is a contributor to several pension books and publications. She is a principal author of our 2012 and 2013 pension White Papers, “Pensions in the Age of Austerity” and “Shaping the Pensions Landscape for Social Care”. She sits on the CBI’s pension policy panel (we are one of only two law firms to do so), whom we have advised for over a decade.