Joan Whybray

Joan Whybray

Senior Associate

Joan advises trustees and sponsoring employers across a number of different sectors.
 She advises on a wide range of pensions issues, including day-to-day pensions queries, governance, strategic matters and de-risking.


Pro bono

Working with a children’s charity to draft a Memorandum of Understanding governing their work alongside A&O.

Working with an educational charity to finalise a partnership agreement with a potential funder.

Working with young people through A&O’s award-winning Smart Start programme.



Solicitor, England and Wales, 2012


LLB, Law, University of Reading, 2004
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.