Josh Sheppard Associate

Speaks:  English

Qualified: 2020 - Solicitor of England & Wales

Primary office:  London

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Josh Sheppard

Josh acts for employers and trustees to help them resolve issues relating to occupational pension schemes, including rectification and related professional negligence claims.

He also advises on responses to member complaints under schemes' internal dispute resolution procedures and to the Pensions Ombudsman, providing clear advice and ensuring complaints are dealt with in a proportionate way

Josh is an active member of Gowling WLG's Pensions Regulatory Working Group and Pensions Technology Working Group, as well as the Association of Pension Lawyers.


  • Josh currently acts for the Trustee of the Mitchells & Butlers Pension Plan seeking rectification of historic deeds purporting to grant the employer the power to change the rate by which pensions are increased and deferred pensions revalued under that scheme.
  • Josh assisted the Trustee of the Axminster Carpets Group Retirement Benefits Plan in proceedings seeking the Court's ruling on various issues arising from the Plan's rules and relevant pensions legislation.

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Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2020

    • Career
      September 2020
      Gowling WLG (UK), Associate
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales
  • 2018

    • Career
      August 2018
      Gowling WLG (UK), Trainee
  • 2017

    • Education
      University of Law, Legal Practice Course (Distinction)
  • 2016

    • Education
      University of Warwick, Law (2.1)