Weightmans LLP has appointed Mark Poulston partner in the firm’s Liverpool office. Mark, who was partner at DWF before joining Weightmans LLP, specialises in pensions. He has a particular interest in advising on the implementation of cost control measures and the pensions aspects of all types of transactions.

Mark has gained considerable experience working in the pensions sector since 1990. His experience extends beyond legal advice to include pension scheme management and trusteeship.

Mark said: ‘I am delighted to have joined Weightmans and such a friendly and enthusiastic team. For both employers and scheme trustees there are challenging pensions issues to address. My previous experience both as an in-house lawyer and in pensions management gives a practical focus to my advice.

‘I look forward to working with my new colleagues to deliver great service to our clients.’

Stuart Jones, partner and head of employment at Weightmans LLP said: ‘We are very excited to have Mark join us to head up our pensions team. Mark’s experience significantly increases our in-house pension offering which strengthens our ability to provide a full commercial service to our clients.’