Financial Services

Notice re Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

Our team are all still working and continuing to look after all our clients financial and legal matters and take new instructions, or simply just give advice. The safety of our clients and staff is important to us. Whilst we're not holding face to face meetings at the present time and are following Government guidelines, we are here for all our clients via telephone and email and offering meetings and appointments in a 'virtual' way to suit your needs - although our physical office doors are now shut, our virtual offices are open for you.

Advice For You

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Our team of seasoned Independent Financial Advisers (IFAs) are dedicated to providing private individuals and businesses with unbiased financial advice, strategies and wealth management, whether you are looking forward to retirement or to long-term growth.

What We Offer

Our highly experienced team will look at your individual circumstances and provide tailored advice. This advice is personal to you taking into account your unique financial needs and goals for the future - a bespoke service with invaluable ongoing support.

As Independent Financial Advisers we are the only type of adviser that can select from all the products available in the market.

Our Approach

Our Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulated team is founded on long standing relationships dedicated to helping both private individuals and businesses in the UK and internationally take control of their financial future.

We specialise in providing help and full range of advice including: wealth management, saving and investing, retirement and long term care planning, insurance services, tax planning, and personal pensions.

But, we believe advice is only part of the planning picture, management is another. If you need it, we will provide ongoing support to help you keep on top of important dates, events and changing circumstances.

As Financial Advisers we are totally independent and do work with a number of providers to maximise the best options for our clients. Canada Life are one such firm and this video shows just how important planning can be and how the services of a good financial adviser really do make your money work for you. Check this out

A Free Initial Appointment

Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers offer a free initial meeting where you can discuss your options with an experienced financial adviser.

For further information or advice, please contact Richard Eastwood using the details above.

Latest News

Ignorance of the Law Is No Defence - Or Is It? Child Benefit Tax Ruling

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) must publicise changes in the tax regime and taxpayers are not obliged to go rooting around its website in an attempt to keep up to date. The First-tier Tribunal (FTT) made that point in finding that a father had a reasonable...

Court of Appeal Sanctions 'Informal' Tax Investigations in Landmark Case

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) operate within the constraints of their statutory powers, but their ability to conduct 'informal' enquiries into taxpayers' affairs, without limit of time, has been upheld by the Court of Appeal in a landmark ruling . The case...

Giving With Warm Hands to Minimise Inheritance Tax - High Court Ruling

The most straightforward means of minimising Inheritance Tax (IHT) payable on your estate is to give away your assets with warm hands when you are still hale and hearty. However, such gifts will bring no tax advantages at all unless they are absolute and...

Tribunal Comes to Aid of Dutiful Son Penalised for Late Payment of Tax

Prioritising prompt payment of your tax bills can be tough, particularly when there are other compelling and unforeseen demands on your limited resources. In a case on point, the First-tier Tribunal (FTT) came to the aid of a man who dipped into his tax...

Tempted By an Exotic Investment Scheme? Is It Too Good to Be True?

It is easy to be tempted by exotic investment schemes that promise spectacular returns. However, as a High Court case strikingly showed , they are often too good to be true and it is always wise to get an independent professional to check them out before...