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Eversheds Sutherland appointed legal adviser to Electricity Pensions Limited

  • United Kingdom

    12-01-2018

    Eversheds Sutherland appointed legal adviser to Electricity Pensions Limited

    Electricity Pensions Limited (EPL) has appointed Eversheds Sutherland as legal adviser to its board of directors. 

    The appointment was made following a competitive tender process.

    EPL is the co-ordinator of the £32bn Electricity Supply Pension Scheme (ESPS) – the industry-wide pension arrangement for the electricity industry. 

    The Eversheds Sutherland advisory team will be led by Partners Sarah Swift and Head of Pensions Francois Barker, with support from Associates Freya Stuart and Elena Tuerk.

    Francois Barker commented:

    “The ESPS is a complex scheme with a fascinating heritage. EPL has a unique role as its co-ordinator and we are looking forward to applying our wide experience of electricity industry pension arrangements and our pragmatic commercial approach in our future working relationship with EPL.”

    Tilly Ross, Chair of EPL, commented:

    “We are very pleased to welcome Eversheds Sutherland to the EPL adviser team. Their extensive experience of electricity industry pension arrangements coupled with their well-established team are able to offer a strength and depth of resource as well as a pragmatic approach to advising.”

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