Arc Pensions Law appoints new Managing Partner

National specialist pensions law firm, Arc Pensions Law has promoted Partner Rosalind Connor to Managing Partner. 

Connor succeeds outgoing Managing Partner and co-founder, Chris Mullen, who will be acting as the firm’s Operations Partner until his planned retirement next year.

Connor has well over two decades of experience advising trustee and corporate clients with particular focus on management of challenging situations, including distressed investment and restructuring and regulatory challenges. Connor is active at the highest levels in the pensions industry. Previously Chair of the Association of Pension Lawyers she is now a member of its Legislative and Parliamentary committee and the lawyer member of the Pensions Board of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. She has also acted as a member of the firm’s executive committee for a number of years, responsible for People, among other portfolios.

Connor says: “Arc has had a fantastic five years benefiting from Chris’ guidance and experience. I am delighted to be taking on this role and relish the opportunity of building on our strong foundations to steer the firm through the ever-changing legal and commercial landscape.”

Outgoing Managing Partner and co-founder, Chris Mullen, says: “Coming to the end of my stint as Managing Partner, I’m very pleased that Rosalind is stepping up to take on the role. Our people are our most important strength and Rosalind is very experienced in leadership. I’m looking forward to seeing Arc continue to thrive under Rosalind’s management.”

Arc Pensions Law Senior Partner and co-founder Anna Rogers, says: “Rosalind is a natural leader and Arc’s Partners are delighted she has agreed to take the helm when Chris steps down. She’s not only an outstanding pension lawyer, she’s also a passionate advocate of Arc both within the firm and in the outside world. We are all excited to be supporting her in this role and look forward to her steering us through many successful years ahead.”