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  Ruth Emsden



Ruth joined Allen & Overy in 2015 as a professional support lawyer in the Corporate Pensions team. Her experience includes: drafting amendments to scheme rules; assisting in the rollout of the new NHS Pension Scheme; working on cases before the Pensions Ombudsman, the High Court and the CJEU; and day -to-day pensions advisory work. Ruth has also practised in Australia, with a background in litigation, consumer protection and regulatory work, including assisting a Royal Commission. Ruth is an Australian lawyer but is not admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales.

Academic qualifications

MSc in Global History (Erasmus Mundus) (Distinction), LSE, 2012

MA Global Studies – A European Perspective, University of Vienna, 2012

Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, College of Law, 2008

BA, University of Melbourne, 2008

LLB (Hons), University of Melbourne, 2008

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