Our team: Pensions

Meet the team who create and maintain our resources

Loreto Miranda

Loreto Miranda is Head of Practical Law Pensions. She joined Practical Law from Hogan Lovells, where she worked in the dispute resolution department since qualifying in 2001. She specialised in pensions-related disputes and is an associate member of the Association of Pension Lawyers. She also acted in a range of other commercial disputes, including cases involving alternative dispute resolution, and obtained Higher Rights of Audience. She is currently a non-practising solicitor.

Nick Sargent joined Practical Law in May 2006 from Denton Wilde Sapte (now Dentons UKMEA LLP), where he was a senior solicitor in the pensions department. Nick qualified in 1996 at Reynolds Porter Chamberlain. In 1999 he moved to Denton Hall (as it was). During 2003, Nick spent six months as a professional support lawyer in the pensions department at Slaughter and May, before returning to a fee-earning role at Denton Wilde Sapte. Nick is a member of the Association of Pension Lawyers and a former assistant editor of the Occupational Pensions Law Reports. Nick was the first head of Practical Law Pensions and launched the service in December 2006. He is currently a non-practising solicitor.

Graeme Simpson joined Practical Law from Shoosmiths’ pensions department where he was a partner, recommended as “excellent” in the Legal 500 directory (2009). He qualified in 1997 and has experience of providing advice on a wide range of pensions matters, in particular, to pension scheme trustees and on public sector outsourcing issues. A member of the Association of Pensions Lawyers, he is a previous speaker on the APL "Beginners" training course. Graeme is also a past editor of Tottel’s "Pensions Law Handbook" and has provided comment on pensions issues for various national news broadcasters. Graeme is a non-practising solicitor.

Rachel Brown

Rachel Brown is a former solicitor. She joined Practical Law Pensions in July 2008 from the Pensions Regulator, where she was a solicitor in the corporate risk management department advising on regulatory matters. Rachel qualified in 2000 at Allen & Overy, where she advised trustees and employers on pensions issues before moving to the Pensions Regulator in 2005. Rachel is a member of the Association of Pension Lawyers.

Jennie Clarke

Jennie Clarke graduated with an LLB (Hons) in Law from the University of Southampton in 2013. She went on to study the BPTC at the University of Law, Bloomsbury and was called to the Bar in July 2014. Jennie worked at the Financial Ombudsman Service as an Adjudicator before joining Practical Law as an Assistant Editor in July 2016.

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