UK - Lawyer Stuart Lippiatt, who established the pensions practice at Norton Rose, has died. He was 56.
Lippiatt was born in Bristol and educated at Bristol Grammar School and University College, Oxford where he read philosophy, politics and economics.
He spent seven years with Hambro Life and after a period in its legal department, applied to Norton Rose for articles in 1980. He remained with the firm until 1988 when he accepted a partnership with D.J. Freeman.
He returned to Norton Rose in 1991 as he wished to specialise as a pensions lawyer. He became a partner at Norton Rose in May 1993 and established the pensions practice. He retired from the partnership in September 2001.
Partner Lesley Browning said the team had been deeply saddened to hear of his sudden death.
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