Jane Higgins has been promoted to partner and Jessica Kerslake to counsel in the London-based pensions team of Allen & Overy.
Higgins joined the firm in March 2007 and was made a senior associate in May 2012. She graduated from Oxford University with a BA in jurisprudence. Kerslake joined Allen & Overy as a trainee in 2004...
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz do not think businesses should be able suspend AE contributions if in financial distress.
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has lost the appeal against his section 72 conviction and sentence for failing to hand over information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
This week's top stories include Marsh and McLennan Companies agreeing to buy JLT, and the home secretary calling for AE to be scrapped in a no-deal Brexit scenario.
Lesley Titcomb says the watchdog wants closer interactions with pension funds to spot problems sooner and act before having to use its more stringent powers