Global Pensions & Incentives Law Services

Pensions and Incentives Law is a critical aspect of employment law and financial regulation, dealing with the legal framework surrounding employee benefits, particularly retirement pensions and various types of incentives. This area of law plays a crucial role in shaping the landscape of employment relationships and retirement planning.

Pensions Law governs the creation, operation, modification, and termination of pension plans. It includes matters such as employer obligations, fiduciary duties of plan administrators, and protections for plan participants. The aim is to ensure the security of employees’ pension rights and the financial solvency of pension funds.

Incentives Law, on the other hand, pertains to the rules and regulations surrounding employment incentives such as stock options, performance bonuses, profit-sharing plans, and other forms of variable remuneration. It involves balancing the interests of employers and employees, while promoting fair and transparent incentive schemes.

In essence, Pensions and Incentives Law seeks to protect the interests of employees, foster good employment practices, and contribute to financial stability. It requires a nuanced understanding of both legal regulations and financial considerations.

Average Years PQE

Clients Served

Transactions Handled

Countries Covered

How We Can Help

Pension Scheme Establishment

The creation of pension schemes, including the drafting of scheme rules and trust deeds.

Pension Scheme Management

The administration and governance of pension schemes, including the role and responsibilities of trustees, and compliance with regulatory requirements.

Pension Benefits

The nature and extent of pension benefits, including early retirement, ill-health retirement, and death benefits.

Pension Scheme Funding and Investment

The investment of pension scheme assets and the valuation of liabilities, including the setting of funding targets and recovery plans.

Pension Scheme Modification and Termination

Changes to pension schemes, including closures to future accrual, benefit changes, and winding-up of schemes.

Employment Incentives

The design and implementation of incentive schemes, including share options, performance bonuses, and profit-sharing arrangements.

Regulatory Compliance

Compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, including reporting and disclosure obligations.

Dispute Resolution

The resolution of disputes, including internal dispute resolution procedures and litigation.

Insolvency and Corporate Transactions

The impact of employer insolvency and corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, on pension schemes and incentive arrangements.

International and Cross-Border Issues

The issues arising from employees working in multiple jurisdictions, including cross-border pension schemes and international incentive arrangements.


Quality Guaranteed

You will only work with highly experienced Solicitors, Barristers and Attorneys - we never use paralegals, trainees or juniors lawyers.

Our Lawyers


Transparent Pricing

A single fixed hourly rate for each country in which we operate - no differential pricing based on ancient partner structures.

Our Pricing


Global Practice

Operating in over 75 countries, our clients benefit from tailored legal advice and services, wherever they trade or have an establishment.

Our Locations

Global Pensions & Incentives News

Contact Us