Matthew Swynnerton
Matthew Swynnerton
DLA Piper

Matthew is a partner at global law firm DLA Piper where he heads the London Employment and Pensions team. He advises on all aspects of pensions law, including the pensions aspects of corporate transactions, Pensions Regulator risk issues and moral hazard powers, reorganisations and restructuring.

Recent notable work includes advising Uber on its automatic enrolment duties following the recent Supreme Court judgement on worker status and, as a member of the Pension Scams Industry Group, working with the DWP in relation to the Transfer Conditions Regulations made in November 2021 and on the soon to be published revised Code of Good Practice. Matthew has been described by a leading pensions QC as having "an extensive knowledge of pensions law and practice, very sound legal judgement and good commercial sense.”

Matthew is a ranked individual in the current Chambers guide and is ranked as a Leading Individual in the current Legal 500, which has stated that he is "praised by clients as 'highly responsible and approachable' and 'able to demonstrate a deep knowledge of pensions law which he deploys with great pragmatism'".