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Chris Hill, Amanda Heys, David Squire

Chris Hill joins expanding Financial Planning and Wealth Management Team

Armstrong Watson LLP, Accountants, Business and Financial Advisers continue their growth in Cumbria, welcoming Chris Hill to the Kendal Financial Planning and Wealth Management team as Chartered Wealth Manager.

Chris has 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry and, as well as his accreditation as a Chartered Adviser (Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments), he is the firm’s first CISI Certified Financial Planner  – a highly regarded qualification held by only by a small number of financial planning professionals across the UK.  

Chris’s expertise includes provision of advice on all areas of planning, ranging from simple investment solutions through to complex Inheritance Tax and estate planning strategies. He will work closely alongside fellow Financial Planning Consultant Amanda Heys, across Kendal and South Cumbria, providing tailored financial planning advice and wealth management solutions for both personal and business clients.

The welcoming of Chris to the business marks a continued commitment by the firm to increase the number of specialist, qualified chartered advisers to the 40 strong team, further enhancing the expertise of the Chartered Firm.  

Commenting on his recent appointment, Chris said,

“I am delighted to be working with Armstrong Watson Financial Planning and Wealth Management. By joining such an established and well respected firm, this will enable me to help many more people with their financial planning needs over the coming years”.

David Squire, Financial Planning and Wealth Management Director added,

"I am absolutely delighted to welcome Chris in to our financial planning team. Over his 15 years advising clients in Kendal and the South Lakes he has developed in to an exceptional advisor, combining a high level technical knowledge and experience with the right values of fairness and humanity.

He is in a very select group, being qualified to both chartered and certified financial planner level. 

I am confident that he will be very successful in both advising current and attracting new clients in and around the South Lakes.”

Get in touch with Chris Hill on 07718479723 or email

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