Ron Burgess

Contact details

020 7405 2000

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 over 20 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 7405 2000

  •  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


15 May - Ron Burgess

With the wide-ranging legislative changes of April 2024 now in place, employers may have hoped for some respite from further change. As can be seen from the Spring newsletter however,...

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13 February - Ron Burgess

We hosted our first Employment webinar of 2024 on 19 March 2024 at and looked at the question of holiday entitlement and pay.

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8 February - Ron Burgess

As can be seen from our recent Looking ahead to 2024 briefing there is no let-up in the pace of employment law developments. Take a moment to consider our Winter...

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