Jane advises trustees and employers on a wide range of pensions issues. Jane advises the trustees of the three main Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) pension schemes on matters ranging from board governance to the impact of banking reform, and on 2018's industry test case regarding GMP equalisation.
Jane has particular expertise in pensions issues affecting financial institutions and the impact of banking reform.
Jane is a regular contributor to the wider pensions industry – she was previously a member of the APL’s Main Committee and was previously on its Education and Seminars Committee (responsible for organising junior workshops), and the SPP’s PR and Legislation Committees.
"Jane Higgins has a remarkable breadth of experience; she is incredibly hard working, with unrivalled attention to detail, completely focused on delivering for clients." - Legal 500 UK 2021 (Pensions (Non-Contentious))
"Her strengths are good technical knowledge, pragmatism and quick turnaround." - Chambers UK 2021 (Pensions)
Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2007
Association of Pensions Lawyers
BA (Hons) Jurisprudence, Oxford University
Publications: 25 April 2022