European law firm Fieldfisher has expanded its pensions team with the hire of Andrew Patten as a director.
Andrew was previously a partner at Dentons, where he advised on some of the largest defined benefit pension schemes, as well as many schemes in the SME market. His areas of focus include the financial services, retail and energy sectors and he is recognised for his experience in areas such as funding and security arrangements, scheme restructurings and administration, governance and benefit audit projects. Andrew also advises on employee share plans.
Andrew said: "Fieldfisher has a fantastic reputation in both pensions and employee benefits work and I look forward to supporting the continued growth of its successful and vibrant practice."
David Gallagher, head of Pensions at Fieldfisher, said: "Andrew has a strong track record from his time at Dentons, acting for schemes of a range of sizes and with substantial experience. We're very pleased to welcome him on board."
Andrew officially started at Fieldfisher on 25 January 2016.
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