Stephenson Harwood appointed to new Pension Protection Fund legal panels

Stephenson Harwood has been appointed to two of the Pension Protection Fund’s (PPF’s) new legal panels — the insolvency and corporate panel and the specialist and reserve panel.

The newly appointed panels have been created to provide legal advice to the PPF for the next three years.

Stephenson Harwood is one of 10 firms that have been appointed to the insolvency and corporate panel, which will advise the PPF on any issues arising when it makes recoveries from insolvent employers and in particular on those occasions where there is a consensual restructuring in accordance with the PPF’s published principles.

It is also one of 18 firms on the specialist and reserve panel, which will provide additional strength in specialist areas such as litigation and investment work.