Bond Dickinson Wealth Ltd. has expanded its Private Wealth team following the appointment of David Simpson and Damien Slattery.
David and Damien will join Bond Dickinson’s Newcastle office and will be supporting clients across the region as well as providing support to the firm’s national network of offices across the UK.
David has joined as a wealth consultant and has over 33 years’ experience within the banking and wealth management sector. Most recently David was the Head of Banking and Mortgage Proposition at True Potential. Prior to that role he was an Executive Director at Coutts & Co where he was responsible for developing a portfolio of high net worth clients. David is well known in the region and is highly regarded by clients and intermediaries alike.
Damien joins as a senior analyst and will be working alongside David. Damien has over twenty years’ experience and joins from Coutts & Co where he was an Assistant Wealth Manager providing support for David.
David Dale, Partner and Head of Private Wealth at Bond Dickinson said: “It is a pleasure to welcome both David and Damien to the team. They both have a fantastic breadth of experience and work very well together. Their skillsets perfectly complement our areas of expertise and will support our growth ambitions.”
Commenting on his appointment David Simpson said: “Bond Dickinson is one of the top firms in England for supporting private clients and I am really excited to be joining the team were we are able to provide a unique client offering incorporating independent financial, tax and legal advice.”
Bond Dickinson’s Private Wealth team have been ranked top in their specialist fields of Agriculture, Charities, Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate and Contentious Trusts in legal directories Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. The firm recently won Regional Law Firm of the Year at the Citywealth Magic Circle Awards and Alexander Dickinson was shortlisted for Lawyer of the Year. The firm was also once again recognised as one of the top law firms in England for supporting private clients according to the annual ePrivateClient survey.