Sarah McCague

McCague Sarah WU 2017 (web)
  • Sarah McCague
  • OF COUNSEL, PENSIONS
  • +353 1 920 1051
  • Arthur Cox, Ten Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, D02 T380, Ireland

Expertise

Sarah advises on all aspects of pensions law and charity law. She advises trustees and employers on the establishment and day-to-day operation of occupational pension schemes including: on scheme restructuring; liability management exercises; benefit design; benefit reductions; scheme amendments; administration queries for example those in relation to pension adjustment orders; the winding up of pension schemes; and the application of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) to pension schemes.

She also advises in relation to the application of the Charities Act, 2009 and in particular in relation to applications to the Charities Regulatory Authority; obtaining tax exempt status from the Revenue Commissioners; the mergers of charities; fundraising queries and governance matters.

Sarah is a member and current Honorary Secretary of the Association of Pension Lawyers in Ireland (“APLI”) and is a member of the firm’s CSR committee.

Education
  • FLCM, London College of Music and Media, 2006
  • LL M, University College Dublin, 2004
  • BCL, University College Dublin, 2003
Professional
  • Admitted as a solicitor, 2007
Memberships
  • Current Board member of the Association of Pension Lawyers in Ireland
  • Irish Association of Pension Funds