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Robert O’Donovan

employment solicitor

7th Floor, 85 Fleet Street
London EC4Y 1AE

Tel: 020 7227 7278

Robert is a Consultant providing pensions and share scheme support, acting for sponsoring employers and pension scheme trustees. He qualified in 1976.

Robert has a reputation for strong technical expertise and a practical, solutions-led approach to pension matters. Clients welcome his clarity on frequently complex issues.

Areas of Expertise

Robert advises clients on the preparation of scheme documentation, pension scheme mergers, the closure or restructure of defined benefit pension schemes both to new members and to accruals generally, including the preparation of communication documentation for pension scheme members.Robert’s other areas of specialism includeadvising on entry to the financial assistance scheme and the Pension Protection Fund and Investment and Transition Management Agreements.

Robert is skilled in the preparation of pension protection fund security documentation.

His experience of share schemes, include EMI, unapproved, CSOP and SIP arrangements, as well as employee share trusts.

Robert also has considerable experience in advising on the pensions aspects of termination of employment.

Client Sectors

Robert advises many clients in the Charity Sector, including The Children’s Society, Combat Stress and the Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution.


Employment Lawyers’ Association
Association of Pension Lawyers