James advises on all aspects of pensions law and employee ownership law to trustees, companies, public sector and third sector organisations. He is also a Director of MacRoberts Trustees Limited, which provides independent trustee services.

James is a member of the Association of Pension Lawyers (APL) and has been elected as the Secretary of its Scottish Group and is also a member of the APL’s Public Sector Pensions Sub Committee. James co-authored the Scottish section of Tolley’s Pensions Law a major UK legal textbook with Martyn Shaw (September 2016).

  • "He is approachable, pragmatic and never compromises on quality."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "James Keith 'is very committed to his clients and has a real eye for detail'."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "He can think well on his feet and is always solutions-driven."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "James Keith is a safe pair of hands and a pleasure to work with; he turns around any issue in a prompt fashion while never compromising on quality."

    Legal 500
  • "Committed"

    Legal 500
  • "Provides commercial solutions which are presented in a clear and concise manner."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "Praised for his 'great understanding of complex rules and definitions'."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession

Pensions Law at MacRoberts

MacRoberts' Pensions team works with clients across private, public and not-for-profit sectors, advising on all aspects of pensions law and helping businesses navigate the complex maze of legislation.

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