Pensions & Benefits (Band 3)
Practice Areas: Advises pension and benefit plan sponsors on legal and regulatory issues affecting their plans. Advises on pension plan governance and compliance monitoring projects, regulatory applications and the handling of pension disputes. Works with managers in the drafting and maintenance of pension documents, including plan texts, trust declarations, statements of investment policies, as well as investment manager and other service provider contracts. Frequently involved in assisting parties in mergers and acquisitions on the pension and benefits issues arising in the course of planning and executing their transactions.
Career: Admitted to British Columbia, Northwest Territories and Alberta Bars.