Law firm expands with finance advice

Just months after announcing Debbie Pettit as their first non-solicitor chief executive, Marsden Rawsthorn has entered the wealth management market in partnership with Torquil Clark IFA.

mr prJanine Wilson, left, and Debbie Pettitt with the new Marsden Rawsthorn mr pr Wealth Management website

Marsden Rawsthorn, which has offices in Preston and Chorley, has joined forces with Torquil Clark IFA, Wolverhampton, to launch Marsden Rawsthorn Wealth Management (MRWM), becoming the first solicitors in the county to offer such a service.

The new joint venture will provide investment, retirement, estate and protection planning for high net-worth individuals.

MRWM will offer independent financial advice to both new and existing clients, as well as employers looking for help with issues concerning Auto Enrolment and Workplace Pensions.

A team of qualified and experienced Financial Planners will be based in the firm’s Preston offices in Fulwood, and a new website has been launched at[quote-block]

[quote-content]We are very excited to launch this joint venture at a time when individuals are becoming more and more concerned about investments, pensions and protecting their estates.[/quote-content]

[quote-author]Janine Wilson, chartered financial planner at Marsden Rawsthorn Wealth Management[/quote-author]

[/quote-block]“We will identify specific goals and advise them on the next steps to take to ensure their money is being managed in the best possible way," added Janine. Debbie Pettit added: “Our clients can now benefit from expert legal and financial advice as part of a single package. This is an example of how we are continually looking to adapt and expand our services to meet the needs of our clients in an ever-changing marketplace.”