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Simcocks Appoints Kevin Walmsley

24 October 2023

Douglas based law firm, Simcocks Advocates, has appointed wealth management expert, Kevin Walmsley, as a Probate Manager in its Private Client team.

Kevin has had a prestigious career working within the trust and estate planning industry spanning almost four decades. He was a Vice President at Barclays Trust Company then Barclays Wealth, and latterly a Director of Zedra Group, before taking a well-deserved break from work. He has been tempted back to work at Simcocks, a firm that prides itself on making work/life balance a priority for its staff members.

Kevin has extensive knowledge and background in trust and estate industry dealing with Isle of Man and international aspects and assisting clients and advisors with a wide range of succession matters. He is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and past board member and Chairperson of its Isle of Man Branch.

The Simcocks Private Client department is ranked Top Tier by the Legal 500 and Band 1 by Chambers & Partners, the only law practice in the Isle of Man to do so. Kevin will work closely alongside Phil Games, CEO and Head of Private Client, as well as Probate Manager Laura Connolly and solicitor Alexandra Chambers.

Phil Games commented on the appointment:

“We’re very pleased that Kevin has agreed to join our team. I’ve always had a great deal of respect for him, and I’m confident the knowledge and experience he brings will be invaluable.”