Michael Wolfe


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Michael is a Partner in our Pensions Group with extensive experience and advises many leading employers, scheme trustees and individuals.  His practice ranges from drafting and amending scheme documentation, restructuring pension schemes, the application of pensions regulatory legislation, trusteeship and scheme governance, the pensions aspects of corporate M&As and outsourcings to advising on pensions disputes and pensions litigation.

Michael is a past secretary of the Association of Pension Lawyers in Ireland and is the Irish representative for IPEBLA’s quarterly journal “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 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."

Chambers Europe 2014, says that “Michael Wolfe is praised by clients as one of the best pensions lawyers in Ireland:He understands the whole project; he looks at all the elements and takes them into consideration and is very commercial in the advice he gives’”.

Legal 500 EMEA 2013 says that William Fry provides the ‘highest quality of service’ under pensions head Michael Wolfe who is praised for his "independence of mind and ability to resolve divisions between trustees”. 

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