March 29, 2017

Clyde & Co hires stand out UK pension practitioner to support national expertise

Global law firm Clyde & Co has today announced the appointment of Terry Saeedi as a Partner in its pensions team.

Terry joins from Gordons LLP where she was head of pensions. Terry has specialised in pensions law for over 20 years and advises scheme sponsors and trustees on all issues relating to pension schemes and has particular expertise in public sector legacy issues. Terry has in-depth experience advising employers and trustees in the financial services, transportation and utilities sectors.

Terry's recent experience includes advising on benefit redesign, scheme closure, pensions aspects of corporate restructuring, funding and deficit repair arrangements and liability management. She is a regular speaker and writer on pensions issues and is a joint author of leading practitioner text Tolley's Pension Law.

Mark Howard, Pensions Partner at Clyde & Co, says:  "Terry is a very welcome addition to our growing pensions team and will support the demand for more innovative services in the defined benefit and the growing defined contribution space. Her expertise will further strengthen our pensions law offering across the UK".

Terry Saeedi comments: "I am delighted to be joining a firm and a team with such a strong reputation and brand.  I am looking forward to working within the Clyde pensions team and with Mark to develop our services to our clients further, and in playing a part in the team's continued growth."

Terry will be joined by senior associate, Matthew Ambler, who has worked with Terry for almost ten years.

Clyde & Co has a growing UK pension practice led by Mark Howard and acts for clients such as JRP Group, NHBC Pension Scheme and the British Medical Association Pension Scheme. The hire further complements the firm's established employment, pensions and immigration law practice that spans seven offices in the UK alongside offices in the Middle East and Asia-Pacific.

The pensions team operates nationwide and advise on all aspects of UK Pensions Law from daily compliance and pension reform to the more complex needs of clients and workplace law issues.