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