Esther White is Counsel in the Pensions practice of the London office. She joined Mayer Brown in 2022.

She has over 15 years’ experience advising companies and trustees on all aspects of pensions.  This includes advising on pension issues arising from complex corporate re-structuring, mergers and acquisitions, de-risking and winding up.  She has experience of scheme funding arrangements, contingent asset agreements, liaising with the Pensions Regulator and the PPF. She advises on scheme documentation, trustees powers and duties, legislative changes and case law developments. 

Esther started her career as a barrister and then worked for the civil service before returning to private practice. She has also worked as an independent professional trustee and was appointed to trustee boards for schemes of all sizes and facing a range of challenges. 


  • England and Wales