UK - Law firm Stevens & Bolton has appointed Alan Fowler pensions law specialist.
He joins from the pensions group at Ashurst Morris Crisp.
Stevens & Bolton managing partner Michael Laver said: “We are delighted to have Alan join us.
“He has extensive experience gained from over 15 years at leading city firms advising businesses in all areas of pensions, including the management of schemes and pensions issues arising from corporate transactions.”
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