Cancer Research UK appoints legal advisors to DB pension

Cancer Research UK has appointed Sackers as legal advisers to the trustees of its defined benefit pension scheme.

The charity’s pension scheme is closed to new members.

Graham Parrott, chair of trustees of the Cancer Research UK pension scheme, said: “Sackers impressed us with its understanding of our needs.”

Ian Pittaway, senior partner at Sackers, added: “We look forward to working with the pensions team at Cancer Research UK and the trustees to meet the challenges of managing its scheme for many years to come.”