Partner Practice of
St. James's Place Wealth Management

Alexandra Loydon

Alexandra is a Director within the Private Client Division. She is a Private Client lawyer and assists with advising high net worth UK and non-UK domiciled clients on a wide range of tax and estate planning issues.

She is highly experienced in advising upon the structures to hold, protect and pass on wealth. She has particular experience in integrating personal and business succession issues for business owners and is also responsible for the Philanthropy Service. Alex is also a member of the STEP, The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

Sophie Hughes

Sophie joined St. James’s Place in 2007 working as part of the Client Management team within Client Services, dealing primarily with the allocation of clients between Partners. She joined the Private Client Division in 2014 and now works in the New Business team managing complex cases through the administration centres.

Julia Kiff-Brown

Julia joined St. James’s Place in 2005 and now specialises in advising HNW clients, with a particular emphasis on tax, trust* and estate planning as part of the Private Client Advice Team.

She has over 25 years’ financial services experience, working in a variety of roles including in-house Tax and Technical Support, press relations, compliance and complaint resolution. She regularly works with external lawyers, accountants and third party providers to implement holistic planning strategies on behalf of clients. She has been a Chartered Financial Planner Fellow of the CII since 2010.

Abbie Kearns

Abbie joined St. James's Place in 2012 after 9 years with Zurich. She joined Office Administration before moving to the Client Services Management Team, where she was responsible for relationship managing third party administration centres.

Abbie joined the Private Client Servicing Team in 2018 and is now responsible for the delivery of all ongoing services to Private Clients.

Gavin McGhee

Gavin joined St. James’s Place in 2001 working as part of the Investment Management Team. Over the last 15 years he has worked closely with clients to help them navigate the world of financial planning, specialising in wealth and estate planning solutions and he is now recognised for his breadth of investment knowledge and expertise.

Gavin joined the Private Client Consultancy Team in 2016.