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Who's Moving Where In Wealth Management? - Ashfords, Brooks Macdonald

Editorial Staff

21 February 2020

UK Southwestern law firm has appointed family solicitor Megan Prideux, to continue its private client area expansion.

Prideaux, who previously worked at Thrings, follows recent arrivals Samantha Newton and Katie Webber. She has regularly advised on financial settlements as well as cohabitation and pre and post-nuptial agreements which include international assets. Prideaux has worked on Children Act matters, non-molestation and occupation orders for families, and has negotiated on behalf of her clients in respect of property disputes where they are neither married nor in a civil partnership. She is also a member of Resolution and is looking forward to becoming collaboratively trained.

Brooks Macdonald
UK-based wealth manager Brooks Macdonald, overseeing £13.1 billion of client assets, has promoted one of its managers, Liam Pryce-Jones, to the new role of head of South. It also elevated one of its figures to director level.

From his base in the Hampshire Pryce-Jones will work closely with the teams in East Anglia and Tunbridge Wells. He joins existing regional heads: Jonty Warneken, head of North; Andrew Lewis, head of Wales and South West; and Robin McAdam, head of Scotland.

Gary Stirrup has been promoted to the new role of director, head of UK Distribution. Stirrup will be focussed on supporting the intermediaries BM works with.