Barnett Waddingham


Barnett Waddingham

The past few years have been a time of fast-paced change in the Higher Education (HE) sector and Barnett Waddingham have been at the forefront of addressing some of these changes.

Led by Paul Hamilton, Partner and Head of Higher Education, Barnett Waddingham’s HE team have built a reputation for their ability to identify key challenges and help their clients respond to these promptly. Their HE specific experience stretches over 20 years and includes advice across a top-tier client list, spanning the UK and including both Russell Group and post-92 universities.

The team is superbly equipped to advise scheme trustees and institutions on defined benefit and defined contribution matters ranging from: 

  • Pension scheme funding and investment
  • Handling administration smoothly and efficiently
  • Applying state of the art technology to support these schemes
  • Risk management
  • Staff well-being
  • Pension tax matters.

Their expertise extends across multiple areas: 

  • Self-administered trusts
  • Higher education institutions
  • Independent schools
  • The Universities Superannuation Scheme
  • The Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • The Local Government Pension Scheme

They also advise on nationwide schemes and extensively on defined contribution schemes.

Higher Education Services


For further information, please contact:

Paul Hamilton, Partner and Head of Higher Education.

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