UK - Eversheds has been appointed as the legal adviser to the trustees of the British Airways pension schemes.
The combined defined benefit pension schemes have assets in excess of £9bn and around 100,000 members.
The outgoing legal adviser, Macfarlanes, commented: “Eversheds won the tender after a hard fight against nine leading pensions firms, including Macfarlanes.”
Macfarlanes partner Hugh Arthur said: “After working for the trustees for over 13 years now – the longest serving legal adviser in the schemes’ 55-year history – I regard myself as having been fortunate to have had that role over such a long period.”
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