Adrian Lamb Legal Director

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Contact Details

“Adrian Lamb has detailed knowledge.”

Legal 500 2017
With a wide range of pensions experience and expertise in of all aspects of pensions trusteeship, Adrian is ideally placed to help rationalise employee benefits.

Main areas of practice

Adrian specialises in pensions law and governance, trusteeship, scheme mergers, closures and winding up, trustee training and the pension aspects of sales and purchases.


Having advised corporates ranging from UK subsidiaries of large multinationals to family-owned businesses, and the trustees of the pension schemes sponsored by employers, Adrian can offer valuable guidance to clients of all sizes.

Significant experience

Adrian was instrumental in establishing and now leading Blake Morgan's professional trusteeship service, provided through North Harbour Trustees  Limited.

He has also been involved in scheme mergers, some with combined assets of more than £1.5 billion, many scheme closure projects and advice on auto enrolment.

Other expertise

Seminars: Almost 40 years involvement in pensions law has given Adrian a breadth of experience in all related matters, including funding, investment, covenant assessment and governance, making him a knowledgeable and contemporary seminar speaker.


Adrian’s Blog

Impact on life assurance following further drop in lifetime allowance

We discuss the impact of further reductions in lifetime allowance.

Articles by Adrian

Protecting Defined Benefit Pension Schemes


Following its Green Paper on Security and Sustainability in Defined Benefit Pension Schemes in February last year the DWP has now published its white paper under the above heading.

How to help employees work beyond pension age


What’s the best way for HR professionals to deal with the pay and benefits challenges that spring from retaining older workers?

Autumn Budget 2017 - what does this mean for employers and pensions?


In his Budget, Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced that the Government was resolved to look forward and not backwards and to produce a "balanced approach" to prepare Britain for the future.

Related Knowledge & Resources

What is a qualifying disclosure?

The Court of Appeal gives guidance on identifying the difference between "allegation" and "information" for the purposes of whistleblowing protection.

Unfair dismissal developments

Managing dismissals fairly is not always straightforward as can be seen from some recent EAT decisions that have considered the tricky issues of dismissal for gross misconduct and misconduct where there had been no previous disciplinary warnings.

The Government’s response to the Taylor Review – more certainty for all or just more red tape for businesses?

In July 2017, the "Good Work: the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices” set out over 50 recommendations for improving workers’ rights.

Guide: Our workplace mediation service

Do you have conflict in the workplace that takes up your valuable time and has a damaging effect on team performance?

Immigration Compliance Audit Service

Blake Morgan is one of the few larger law firms that offer an immigration compliance audit service. We are well placed to do so, drawing on our immigration and commercial expertise.