Helen Miles is a partner in our Pensions Practice Group and has been practicing as a pensions lawyer, based in the UK Midlands, since qualifying in 1994. Helen has practiced at partner level in global legal practices since 2002.
Helen’s particular areas of expertise include all aspects of the operation of trust-based occupational pension schemes; employer’s pension obligations and provision to their employees, including auto-enrolment; the pensions aspects of corporate mergers and acquisitions, outsourcing and restructuring; pension scheme mergers and windups, and trustee training.
Helen deals with the pension arrangements of businesses in the automotive, manufacturing, hospitality, healthcare, food, logistics, technology and charity sectors, amongst others.
She also provides training for trustees and is a regular speaker at conferences and contributor to pensions industry publications.
Helen has been recommended in Chambers UK and The Legal 500 UK for more than 15 years. Following outstanding client feedback, Helen was named as a star lawyer in the Acritas StarsTM global database, 2018, with clients noting her “technical detail and manner” make her stand out.
Helen has a significant number of trustee clients, including several where she has acted as legal adviser for more than 15 years.