Kate Richards


Partner, CMS


Kate is a partner in the pensions team at CMS, where she has worked since 1995. She specialises in advising companies and trustees on the formation, operation and winding up of pension schemes, as well as scheme mergers, complex benefit changes, incentive exercises, asset-backed funding arrangements and the pensions aspects of corporate transactions. She is also experienced in investment matters and in 2013 was involved in advising in relation to a multi-billion-pound longevity swap arrangement for the trustee of the BAE Systems 2000 Pension Plan.