Freeths strengthens pensions offering with key hire

National law firm Freeths has appointed pension expert Max Ballad as Director. Max joins from a boutique pensions law firm.

Max has over 30 years’ experience in the pensions industry the majority of which was spent at a global law firm. His wide-ranging experience includes scheme mergers, buyouts and wind-ups, work with public sector schemes and acting for representative beneficiaries in rectification and construction claims.

Commenting on the appointment, Pensions Law Partner Kim Jones, said: “Max’s experience will be invaluable in helping to strengthen our pensions offering for clients nationally. His experience and known dedication to the market aligns with Freeths’ values of working together, smarter and being bold in our actions. I’m confident that Max will be a huge asset to the team, continuing to grow our practice across the UK.”

Max Ballad added: “I’m excited to have joined the Freeths pensions team which has a strong, successful reputation both regionally and nationally. As a lawyer who enjoys assisting clients in cutting through the complexity, I’m confident we can make a real impact under Kim Jones’ leadership.”

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