UK - Linklaters partner Tim Cox has been chosen as the next chairman of the Association of Pensions Lawyers.
He replaces Freshfields’ partner David Pollard who steps down at the APL’s annual conference on November 12-14 in Frankfurt.
Cox expects the next two years will be challenging for pensions lawyers.
“The practical issue which is likely to be gaining the attention of pensions lawyers will be the legislation to come out of the government’s action plan on pensions,” he said.
“We are going to be keeping an eye on the developments there and checking what comes out is clear and unambiguous, without any of the unintended consequences that so often results from new legislation.”
Unusually, Cox was the only lawyer to stand for the post of chairman, so there was no formal election process. His tenure will last for two years.
The APL currently has 375 full and 512 associate members.
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