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Pension Lawyer Edinburgh

Pension Lawyer Edinburgh

Pensions are an incredibly important asset. To find out how we can help you, call us on 0131 341 4990 or complete our online enquiry form.

Family Law Edinburgh understand that your pension is very important to you. It provides the financial support you need when you retire. The sort of questions you should consider will vary depending on whether you are an individual or an organisation/company.

Pension Advice for Individuals

You may want to know:

    • Is my employer legally obliged to provide a pension?
    • What are my rights to a state pension?
    • What happens to pensions on divorce? Will my spouse take a share?

Pension Advice for Businesses

You may want to know:

    • Do we have to provide my employees with a pension?
    • Is there any tax benefit?
    • How do we go about establishing an employee pension scheme?

Pensions are subject to complex legislation through a variety of Acts of Parliament and Statutory Instruments. As with many areas of law, it is constantly evolving though case law and goverment legislation. One of the key Acts to emerge in recent years is the Pensions Schemes Act 1993 (PSA 1993) which covers many aspects of occupational pensions, personal pensions, pension schemes and rights to state pensions. Another key piece of legislation is the Pensions Act 1995 (PA 1995) which also introduced significant changes. For example, prior to this act, a pension scheme member who was divorcing his spouse could be forced by a court to pay a bigger share of their matrimonial property compared to a situation where where no pension rights existed.

Get Expert Legal Advice Regarding Your Pension Today

Contact our experienced pensions team at Family Law Edinburgh for advice on your own situation. 

Call us on 0131 341 4990 or complete our online enquiry form.

Enquire now

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