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Tilney Bestinvest hires new director for London office

Tilney Bestinvest has appointed Leon Buckley as director, financial planning as the firm expands its London financial planning practice.

Buckley, who will work in the firm’s Mayfair office in London, will report to managing director, financial planning Tim Stalkartt.

Since 2010 Buckley has worked at FF&P Wealth Planning dealing with high-net-worth clients, as well as advising partners of legal and accountancy practices and entrepreneurs.

Stalkartt says: “Our business is predicated on building and developing deep, long term relationships with our clients to help them meet their goals and we are committed to recruiting top-quality financial planners in order to meet this objective.

“Talented financial planners such as Leon bring the knowledge and experience which is rightly expected by our clients. We are delighted to welcome Leon to the team.”

Earlier this week Tilney Bestinvest appointed former Cofunds’ head of business partnerships Mark Coles as director of financial intermediaries.

In April the investment firm recruited former Signia Wealth MD Martin King as managing director for its investment management unit.

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