Kimberley Muddimer Senior Associate


Speaks:  English


Primary office:  Birmingham




Kimberley Muddimer

Kimberley Muddimer is a Birmingham-based senior associate in the pensions team.

Kim helps trustee and employer clients to navigate the complex and ever-changing legislative and regulatory pensions landscape. She advises trustees and employers in relation to a wide variety if issues including member disputes and high court litigation as well as scheme amendments, scheme closures and buy-outs.

Highlights

  • Advising claimants in multi-defendant litigation in relation to a claim for professional negligence.
  • Completing a highly complex scheme buy-out and winding up having worked on the scheme in question since before qualification.
  • Six month secondment to a client advising on all areas of the client's business and providing practical, commercial solutions to unexpected legal and commercial issues.

Clients

Kim's has clients in the manufacturing, technology, communications & media, financial services and transport and logistics sectors.

Experience

Acting for the claimants in a claim against former advisers for professional negligence in respect of failed amendments to the pension scheme's benefit structure.

Acting for the claimants in an application under Part 8 of the Civil Procedure Rules to determine the meaning of statutory provisions.

Advising on issues of confidentiality and privilege in the wake of the high-profile decisions in the IBM litigation saga.

Advising on the buy-out of benefits and winding up of a complicated scheme involving multiple complex benefit structures and governing documentation drafted between 12 and 50 years ago.

Advising on the closure to accrual of a defined benefit scheme with a final salary link in respect of former public sector employees.

Day-to-day advice to trustee and employer clients on a variety of aspects relating to the running of the pension scheme including rule amendments and interpretation, adviser appointments, member communications and member complaints.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2016

    • Career
      July2016
      Gowling WLG (UK) LLP, senior associate
    • Career
      February2016
      Gowling WLG (UK) LLP, associate
  • 2015

    • Career
      2015
      Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP, associate
  • 2012

    • Career
      2012
      Wragge & Co LLP, solicitor
  • 2010

    • Career
      2010
      Wragge & Co LLP, trainee solicitor
  • 2009

    • Career
      2009
      Wragge & Co LLP, paralegal
  • 2008

    • Education
      2008
      College of Law Birmingham, Legal Practice Course (LPC)
  • 2003

    • Education
      2003
      University of Warwick, BA Joint Honours Degree