Nigel Cayless

Associate Director - United Kingdom

Nigel joined Sackers in 2006 and specialises in keeping clients abreast of changes that may ultimately affect pension provision in the UK. He also represents the firm at Ius Laboris events and conferences.

  • Languages : 
  • English


20 Gresham Street London EC2V 7JE

Tel: +442073296699
Mail: [email protected]

Advice to trustees and employers of occupational pension schemes

Nigel's experience includes advising the trustees and employers of occupational pension schemes on a wide range of pension related matters. Nigel has extensive experience dealing with schemes making changes, be this closing to new members or future accrual or providing benefits in a different form. In addition, he regularly advises trustees of schemes with distressed employers on issues such as employer covenant, apportionment of employer debts and dealings with The Pensions Regulator, the Pension Protection Fund and other stakeholders such as banks and creditors.

Nigel has considerable experience advising defined-contribution schemes and is a member of Sackers’ international pensions team. He is also a member of the firm’s governance team and regularly advises on a wide range of governance issues. Nigel has recently sat on a number of member-nominated trustee selection panels and has experience guiding trustees through such processes. In addition, he has recently advised a number of trustee clients on governance issues connected to a change of pensions administrator.