Michael Wolfe


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Michael is a Consultant in our Pensions Group with extensive experience in pensions law and practice and advises many leading employers and scheme trustees.  His practice ranges from drafting and amending scheme documentation, restructuring pension schemes, pensions legislation and regulation, scheme trusteeship and scheme governance, pensions aspects of M&A transactions and outsourcings to advising on pensions disputes and pensions litigation.  

Michael is a past secretary of the APLI and is the Irish representative for IPEBLA’s “International Pension Lawyer”.  He has written and spoken on various aspects of his practice and is the author of the Irish chapter in "Tolley's Pensions Law".

Michael continues to impress the market with his unrivalled experience in the pensions arena. One client describes him as "top of his area of expertise," while another appreciates his "level of detail, swiftness of response and clarity." Chambers Europe 2019

Michael is listed in Best Lawyers 2019 under 'The Best Lawyers in Ireland' for work in Employee Benefits and Pensions Law. 

Michael Wolfe is an "excellent pensions lawyer, with considerable experience and great attention to detail".  Legal 500 EMEA 2018

Chambers Europe 2017 say the "utterly reliable" Michael is a seasoned practitioner with impressive knowledge of pensions law. Clients say: "He is very responsive, knowledgeable and can deal with individuals at all levels." In Legal 500 EMEA 2017 key contacts in Pensions include the ‘very experienced’ Michael Wolfe.

Sources in Chambers Europe, 2016 state: "He has great knowledge of the industry in Ireland and comes up with creative solutions for difficult problems."

Michael Wolfe - Chambers Europe 19

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