Stephen Gillick


Stephen is a Partner in our Employment Law and Benefits Team, specialising in Pensions Law. He has extensive experience in advising trustees, sponsoring employers and pension providers on a range of issues, including pension scheme establishment; pension scheme funding and exercises to reduce scheme liabilities.

Stephen is experienced in drafting and updating pension scheme documentation and advising on pension scheme mergers and reorganisations. He regularly advises on the pension aspects of corporate acquisitions and disposals.

Stephen also provides guidance to trustees and sponsoring employers on compliance and interpretation of pensions legislation and scheme rules.


  • Pensions Law
  • Trust Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Pension Scheme Restructuring
  • Employee Share Incentive Schemes

Representative Matters

  • Advising the trustees of a large defined benefit pension scheme on the implementation of an enhanced transfer value exercise for the scheme.
  • Updating and revising the defined contribution pension scheme operated by a large financial institution.


The Legal 500, 2017

Stephen is ‘very knowledgeable on pensions legislation’

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Areas of Expertise

Pensions Employment Law & Benefits Law Employee Incentives & Benefits Employee Share Incentives

Professional Memberships

The Law Society of Ireland

Council Member of the Association of Pensions Lawyers of Ireland (APLI)

Benefits Committee Member, Irish Association of Pensions Funds

Irish Proshare Association (IPSA)

Member, International Pension and Employee Benefits Lawyers Association (IPEBLA)

Committee Member, Pensions Sub-Committee of the Law Society of Ireland


University College Dublin, BSc

Dublin Institute of Technology, Diploma in Legal Studies

The Law Society of Ireland, Diploma in Finance Law