Ron Burgess

Contact details

020 7014 5244

Wide-ranging pensions expertise acting for an array of different stakeholders including trustees, corporate clients and insolvency practitioners.

Legal 500, 2018

Ron is Head of Employment, Pensions and Immigration group. He provides advice to trustees, corporate clients, insolvency practitioners and other stakeholders in the pensions industry on a wide range of matters that involve pension schemes.

Main areas of practice

Ron has wide ranging experience in providing pension-related advice on the implications of corporate restructurings, financing and re-financing, general corporate activities and conduct, insolvencies, mergers, benefit changes, pension scheme redesigns and mergers, pension scheme amendments, closures and winding-up and advice in respect of the Pensions Regulator and Pension Protection Fund.


Ron has advised pension scheme trustees, corporates, employers, charities, insolvency practitioners, actuaries and financial institutions on pension-related matters.



Ron is an admitted solicitor in England and Wales, where he has practiced for the last 16 years and is also admitted as an attorney in the High Court of South Africa.  He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in law and international relations as well as an LLB degree, having graduated in 1995.

Contact details

020 7014 5244

Top Tier Firms
  •  Association of Pension Lawyers

Significant Experience

  • Mergers, sales and acquisitions
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Financing and re-financing
  • Insolvencies
  • Scheme closures
  • Scheme winding-up and buy-outs
  • Employer debt and Regulatory action
  • Automatic-enrolment


He is very calm, softly spoken and a very good technician.

Chambers and Partners UK, 2018

Insights by Ron


23 October - Ron Burgess

A warm welcome to Blake Morgan's Autumn newsletter, keeping you informed of the latest developments in Employment, Pensions and Immigration Law. It has been another eventful few months, dominated by...

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11 September - Ron Burgess

Throughout 2016 and so far in 2017, defined benefit pension schemes have made headline news for all the wrong reasons. Firstly, BHS and its massive pension deficit shone a spot...

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