David Pollard, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
David Pollard is a solicitor and a partner in the employment pensions and benefits department at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP. Based in London, Pollard specialises in all aspects of pensions and employment advice. He is a leading practitioner in pensions law, having been chairman of the Association of Pension Lawyers (APL) from 2001 to 2003.
Pollard recently published 'Corporate Insolvency: Employment and Pension Rights' (2013), and was the co-editor of the books, 'Guide to the Pensions Act 1995' (Tolley, 1995) and 'Freshfields on Corporate Pensions Law' (2013). He has contributed chapters to looseleaf books on Employment Law, Insolvency Law and Pensions law, as well as co-editing the journal, Trust Law International.
In 1998 David was awarded the Wallace Medal by the Association of Pension Lawyers (APL) for excellence in communicating pensions issues. In addition to having been chairman of the Association of Pension Lawyers from 2001 to 2003, he has also been a vice chair of the Industrial Law Society (ILS).