Keshinda advises both employers and trustees of UK defined benefit, defined contributions, and death benefits pension schemes. Her experience includes drafting member communications on changes to minimum pension contributions, changes to pension benefit structures, auto enrolment and TUPE; advising on the PPF’s Levy Determination; handling complex member disputes and the implementation of cyber security protections and GDPR requirements.
Keshinda previously worked as an in-house lawyer at the PPF and BT plc. At the PPF, she advised on the legal aspects of the Levy Determination, reviewed PPF guarantees and recertification, and considered levy and member reviews and complaints. At BT, she advised on pensions legal, risk and policy issues for all BT pensions schemes (both DB and DC arrangements), both in the UK and other countries.
Keshinda is the Social Mobility Lead in the firm’s London Office and has recently established a programme, Inspiring Boys in Law, the purpose of which is to inspire, educate, engage, and empower 15-year-old boys from marginalized backgrounds to pursue a career in law.