Partner, Senior Associate And Experienced PDL To Join Expanding Team
Irwin Mitchell has announced the appointment of partner Terry Saeedi and senior associate Matthew Ambler from Clyde & Co’s pensions team.
Terry has specialised in pensions law for over 25 years and advises employers and trustees on the full range of legal issues including scheme restructurings and disputes.
Previously the Head of Pensions at Clyde & Co, Terry advises clients across a range of sectors, including insurance, energy and transport. She is a past chair of the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association Yorkshire Group and a full member of the Association of Pension Lawyers.
In her new role at Irwin Mitchell, she will be based in the firm’s Leeds office and will operate nationally, working closely with Penny Cogher and the National Head of Pensions Martin Jenkins.
Also moving from Clyde & Co, Matthew Ambler will be based in the Leeds office. He advises employers, trustees, contractors and public sector bodies on the full range of pensions issues. Matthew operates across several sectors, including banking, infrastructure and energy.
Both are being joined by Practice Development Lawyer, Harriet Fletcher, who sits in the sits the Knowledge Management team.
Commenting on her appointment at Irwin Mitchell, Terry Saeedi said: “Organisations are dealing with a substantial increase in regulation relating to pensions and this year looks set to see a raft of new legislation and increased expectation on scheme sponsors and trustees.
“Providing timely legal advice is therefore more important than ever and I look forward to working with a brilliant and well-respected team to ensure our clients receive the highest standard of support and expertise”.
Expert Opinion“These three senior hires represent a significant investment in our Pensions team. This is an important area for growth for Irwin Mitchell and as demand has increased, it’s vital we continue recruiting the highest calibre lawyers who share our vision and ambition”. Fergal Dowling, Director of Legal Services (Commercial Advisory & Disputes).