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Maria is a consultant in our pensions team and joined Penningtons Manches Cooper in 2013. With over 20 years’ experience, she advises trustees, employers and intermediaries in relation to all aspects of UK pension arrangements. She is well known for her thorough but commercial approach and ability to look at a problem from every angle.
She has worked for many high profile companies and schemes. Her broad experience allows her to advise on complex legal issues, in particular relating to liability management, scheme changes, mergers, terminations and debt issues following corporate restructuring or insolvency. She has also been involved in high profile pensions litigation, most notably the leading equalisation case of Foster Wheeler Ltd v Hanley & Others.
Maria is a full member of the Association of Pension Lawyers and a regular speaker. She is also ranked as a 'notable practitioner' by Chambers UK and as a ‘leading individual’ in The Legal 500.