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Eastbourne Office

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The Charles Stanley Eastbourne office has been at the heart of the investment management community in the area for over twenty years.

We offer tailored investment services to private clients, charities, companies, pensions and trusts in Eastbourne and the surrounding area and have over 130 years of industry experience between us, covering a wide range of skills and expertise. The Eastbourne office supports a wide variety of local charities and organisations and we are always keen to be involved with local events.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Charles Stanley Eastbourne office.


Contact the team today with the number below, fill out the form or email us directly.

01323 437440

[email protected]

Latest branch news

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: 07/10/2014

Charity Golf Day 2014

Charles Stanley’s Eastbourne Office hosted their annual Charity Golf Day at the East Sussex National Golf Course on Wednesday 10th September.

: 24/09/2013

Charity Golf Day 2013

Charles Stanley's Eastbourne Office hosted their much anticipated Golf Day at the East Sussex National Golf Course on Monday September 2nd 2013 in aid of the company's nominated charity - Walking WithThe Wounded.

: 19/08/2013

Eastbourne Airbourne show

For the third year running, Charles Stanley's Eastbourne Office invited guests to attend Eastbourne's Airbourne show in the corporate hospitality tent at the Aviator Club

Eastbourne Office

Where to find us

Contact the Eastbourne Office

14 Hyde Gardens
Eastbourne
BN21 4PR
United Kingdom

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01323 437440

[email protected]

Our team


James Smith

Branch Manager/Chartered FCSI

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More about James

James is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment. He started his investment career with Brewin Dolphin, where he spent 11 years. In June 2011 James joined Charles Stanley’s Eastbourne Office as an Investment Manager, managing portfolios for private clients, trusts and charities. In February 2013 James was appointed Branch Manager of the Eastbourne Office. James is married to Daniela and his interests include all forms of sport but, in particular, golf and football, as well as films, music and D.I.Y.


Gordon Martin

Investment Manager/Chartered FCSI

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More about Gordon

Gordon entered stockbroking in 1983 as a valuations clerk for Le Mare Martin & Co. He was promoted to a Blue Button (trainee dealer) on the London Stock Exchange floor before advancing to a Dealer, transacting the business of the firm. He then joined Townsley & Co before moving to the Hove office of Durlacher in April 1993, where he managed portfolios for private clients, trusts and charities. He joined Charles Stanley in June 2002. Gordon is married to Kim and lives in Hove. He has a daughter, Hannah, and outside of work he is a member of the MCC and the Hove Deep Sea Anglers Club. He is an interested spectator of cricket, football and rugby. Gordon is a Chartered Fellow of the Securities Institute.


Janet Hall

Investment Manager/Chartered FCSI

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More about Janet

Janet began her career in the late 1970’s after joining a firm of stockbrokers in Bexhill-on-Sea. She moved to Brewin Dolphin in 2003, where she became a Divisional Director, and joined Charles Stanley’s Eastbourne office in February 2011. Janet’s great passions are classic cars, antique jewellery and music. Janet is a Chartered Fellow of the Securities Institute.


Lydia Macdonald

Investment Manager/Chartered FCSI

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More about Lydia

Lydia began her career with Capel Cure Myers, in London, in 1985. After 3 years, she decided to go travelling for 18 months and spent 6 months of this time working for ANZ McCaughan’s Stockbrokers in Melbourne. Upon her return to the UK, Lydia worked for ANZ Grindlay’s Private Bank. Following a move to Gerrard’s, which was subsequently taken over by Barclays Wealth, Lydia then worked for Brewin Dolphin, where she was a Divisional Director, for ten years before joining Charles Stanley’s Eastbourne office in April 2018. Lydia is married with one daughter. She enjoys the theatre, travelling and spending time with her family.


Julie Goodman

Executive Director of Financial Planning

More about Julie

Julie has worked in Financial Planning for the past 25 years. She is used to dealing with clients who have complex financial affairs that require advice on pensions, investments, Inheritance Tax Planning, tax structuring, family protection and key man cover. Julie works closely with professional connections such as lawyers and accountants to provide an excellent quality service to clients. Prior to joining Charles Stanley in 2017, she was a Senior Director in Financial Planning at Coutts & Co, where she spent the majority of her career. Julie is married with two children. In her spare time she enjoys running, travelling, eating out and spending quality time with her family.


Adam Smith

Investment Manager/Chartered FCSI

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More about Adam

Adam began his investment management career with Brewin Dolphin in 2004 after graduating with a degree in Accounting with Business Management. He moved to Charles Stanley in 2011. Adam is married to Alexandra and they have a young son. His interests outside of work include football and golf and he proudly admits to being a supporter of Arsenal Football Club.


Della Phillips

Office Manager

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More about Della

After completing her Private Secretary’s Certificate at West Kent College in Kent, Della began her career in London before returning to Sussex to join a paper merchant’s in Lewes, where she worked as PA to the Managing Director for 20 years. Della joined the Charles Stanley Eastbourne Office in July 2012 as Branch Secretary. Outside of work, Della enjoys reading, dog walking and spending time with family and friends.


James Sweeney

Investment Managers’ Assistant

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More about James

Having graduated with a degree in politics, James went on to work for an independent financial advisor before joining Charles Stanley in 2010. Outside of work, James is a keen sportsman, particularly enjoying squash, tennis and golf, although due to his three children, opportunities to play are increasingly few and far between.


Megan Perkins

Investment Managers' Assistant

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More about Megan

Megan joined Charles Stanley in January 2016 as an Apprentice Administrator. She has completed her Level 2 and 3 Diploma in Business Administration exams and has now been appointed to the role of Investment Managers’ Assistant. She is continuing to further her studies. Outside of work, Megan enjoys travelling and spending time with friends and family.