Brown Shipley, experts in wealth planning, investment management and lending, is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard McGregor as National Head of Court of Protection & Personal Injury, a newly created role.
Richard, a highly experienced financial professional in the Court of Protection and personal injury field with a career spanning more than 20 years, will be based in Brown Shipley’s London office and will report to Julian Hardiman, Client Director. Richard will work closely with Brown Shipley’s established Court of Protection teams in Manchester and London and will lead the firm’s specialist service to clients across the UK.
Richard joins the business from Arbuthnot Latham where he was Head of Court of Protection and Personal Injury. Prior to this, he spent several years at Barclays Wealth and Investment where he was Vice President of the Court of Protection Team, and prior to that ten years at Towry specialising in Court of Protection and personal injury cases.
Commenting on the appointment, Guy Healey, Head of Private Banking at Brown Shipley, said: “I am delighted that Richard has joined Brown Shipley. He has deep experience and expertise in the Court of Protection and personal injury field and will bring great value to our existing team. I am confident that he will build significantly upon our successful track record of serving our clients in this highly specialist area, through our integrated wealth management proposition.”
“This is just the latest high-quality hire as we look to add additional talent at all levels across the business.”
Commenting on his appointment, Richard McGregor added: “Brown Shipley has an excellent track record providing wealth planning and investment management services to recipients of damages awards, spanning over ten years, and I look forward to building upon this. Protected parties and their legal representatives require a highly specialist service from a dedicated team, and I am excited to be joining a business with a clear growth trajectory and an ambition to innovate and evolve in order to best serve its clients.”
The new appointments are the latest in a series of strategic senior hires following the appointment of new Chief Executive Officer, Alan Mathewson, in April, followed by new Chief Investment Officer, Toby Vaughan, and new Legal Counsel, Rachel Macfarlane, in August.