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Speaker profile: Matthew Swynnerton

Image titleMatthew Swynnerton is a partner at global law firm DLA Piper where he heads the London employment and pensions team. He advises on all aspects of pensions law, including the pensions aspects of corporate transactions, The Pensions Regulator risk issues and moral hazard powers, reorganisations and restructuring. Recent notable work includes advising Uber on its automatic enrolment duties following the recent Supreme Court judgment on worker status and, as a member of the Pension Scams Industry Group, drafting key legal sections of the Combatting Pension Scams Code of Practice, which received widespread praise from The Pensions Regulator, the Pensions Ombudsman and the Pensions Minister, and working with the DWP in relation to the Transfer Conditions Regulations.Matthew has been described by a leading pensions QC as having “an extensive knowledge of pensions law and practice, very sound legal judgement and good commercial sense”. Matthew is a ranked individual in the current Chambers guide and is ranked as a Leading Individual in the current Legal 500, which has stated that he is “praised by clients as ‘highly responsible and approachable’ and 'able to demonstrate a deep knowledge of pensions law which he deploys with great pragmatism’”. Matthew is a member of the Association of Pension Lawyers’ Main Committee.