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Scotland & the North of England

Edinburgh Office

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The Charles Stanley Edinburgh office is a trusted and focused team with whom you will be able to quickly establish a professional and dependable relationship. We offer a comprehensive service, looking after private clients, financial advisers, trustees of charities, solicitors, accountants and corporate clients. We manage investment portfolios including ISAs, SIPPs and other pensions as well as offering traditional investment management services.

Our in-house Financial Planning team is authorised to provide advice on all aspects of your finances, providing a truly holistic wealth management service.

Our offices in Edinburgh are conveniently located in St Andrew’s Square and we are always happy to welcome clients and potential clients to call in and see us.

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

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

0131 550 1200

[email protected]

Latest branch news

All branch news

: 27/09/2016

Scottish National Gallery event in Edinburgh - 21st September 2016

The Edinburgh office of Charles Stanley hosted a client event at The Scottish National Gallery on 21st September 2016.

: 08/03/2016

Opening for a Brokers Assistant in our Edinburgh Office

We are looking for a Brokers Assistant to join our Edinburgh office.

: 14/10/2014

An evening at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

The Edinburgh office of Charles Stanley hosted a drinks and canapés evening at The Scottish National Portrait Gallery in early October 2014.

Edinburgh Office

Where to find us

Contact the Edinburgh Office

2 Multrees Walk
United Kingdom

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0131 550 1200

[email protected]

Our team

Christopher Clayhills-Henderson

Branch Manager

0131 550 1240

More about Christopher

Christopher joined Torrie & Co, an independent private client stock broker in 1987. He became a partner of Torrie & Co in 1996 until 2002 when Torrie & Co became part of Charles Stanley. He has been the joint Branch Manager of the Charles Stanley Edinburgh office since 2002 along with his colleague Ian Harley. Christopher has a BA in Accountancy and is a Chartered Member of the Securities Institute. Christopher has a strong farming background. Christopher has always had a keen interest in the stock market, spending a great deal of time meeting fund managers and companies.

Ian Harley

Branch Manager

0131 550 1233

More about Ian

Ian has been joint Branch Manager of the Edinburgh office of Charles Stanley together with his colleague Christopher Clayhills-Henderson since 2002, and manages portfolios predominantly for private clients, Trusts, Charities and pensions. In his spare time Ian follows the sporting activities of his family, the most demanding being team leader at equestrian competitions. Family holidays are particularly enjoyed, especially skiing ones. Ian has agricultural interests and lives on an arable farm in East Lothian with his wife and four daughters.

Adam Page

Investment Manager

0131 550 1239

More about Adam

Adam has been with Charles Stanley since 2002, when the business acquired Torrie & Co. Adam joined Torrie in 1999 having trained at Bell Lawrie White after leaving university in 1993. Adam manages investments for individuals and their families, SIPPs, Charities, and Trusts. He is a Member of the Securities Institute and a graduate of Edinburgh University.

Bruce Hendry

Chartered Financial Planner

0131 550 1206

More about Bruce

Bruce joined Charles Stanley, Edinburgh, in 2009 having previously worked with Blackadders Solicitors in Dundee for ten years. Bruce provides personal and corporate financial planning, specialising in pensions and inheritance tax planning. Bruce holds the Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning (APFS), is a Chartered Financial Planner and a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (MCSI). He has previously lectured and tutored to students on the law diploma at Dundee University and currently tutors at Edinburgh University.

Caroline Boughton

Investment Adviser

0131 550 1243

More about Caroline

Having graduated from Leeds University with a degree in Spanish and Politics, Caroline joined Charles Stanley in June 2005. CaroIine holds a Masters in Wealth Management qualification and primarily assists with the management of both advisory and discretionary private client portfolios on Christopher Clayhills-Henderson's team. Caroline is currently on maternity leave.

David Cowie

Investment Manager Assistant

0131 550 1207

More about David

David joined Charles Stanley in 2017 and works as an Investment Manager Assistant supporting Kris Barclay. David has a degree in Economics and Economic History from the University of York and a M.Sc. in Accounting and Financial Management. Before joining Charles Stanley, David worked for Rathbones in their Kendal office. David grew up in Edinburgh, and is enjoying life back in the city having lived and worked abroad for a number of years.

David Steel

Investment Manager

0131 550 1237

More about David

David joined Torrie & Co in the summer of 1999 having been with Bell Lawrie White for over a decade. In 2002 Torrie & Co joined Charles Stanley as the Edinburgh branch. David is a fully qualified Chartered Fellow of the Securities Institute having completed the diploma exams. Investment advice is given to individuals and their families as well as SIPPs, Charities and Trusts both on an Advisory and Discretionary basis.

Diane Gauld

Operations Manager

0131 550 1266

More about Diane

Diane has been with Charles Stanley Edinburgh since its inception in 2002, having previously been with Torrie & Co since 1994. As Office Manager Diane ensures the smooth running of the office on a day to day basis and has primary responsibility for staffing issues. In addition to this Diane is responsible for the Branch’s Corporate Actions and also is part of the team which assists with Execution Only clients and will often be the first point of contact for Charles Stanley Edinburgh clients.

Grant Paterson

Investment Adviser

0131 550 1205

More about Grant

Grant joined Charles Stanley Edinburgh in February 2014 on a team which supports Chris Clayhills-Henderson. Grant graduated from Edinburgh University in 2006 with a Masters degree in Economics. Shortly afterwards he joined a small financial advisory firm, where he remained for over 6 years; initially supporting the firm’s Financial Planners and latterly becoming responsible for investment research and portfolio analysis. Grant has attained a range of investment-related qualifications and is also undertaking Chartered Wealth Manager exams. Grant assists with the management and administration of both advisory and discretionary private client portfolios on Christopher Clayhills-Henderson’s team.

Ian Hamilton


0131 550 1298

More about Ian

Ian joined the Financial Planning team as a paraplanner in September 2012 to work with Bruce Hendry, principally supporting the provision of advice to private clients in key areas such as Pensions and Inheritance Tax planning. Ian has 15 years’ experience in financial services and is a graduate from Herriot-Watt University with a BEng in Chemical Engineering. Ian holds a Diploma in Financial Planning (Dip PFS) and is currently studying for an Advanced Diploma. Outside of work, Ian enjoys spending time with his family and friends and, when time allows, a round of golf.

Julie Baird


0131 550 1284

More about Julie

Julie joined the Edinburgh team as an audio typist on a temporary basis in September 2013. She became a permanent member of staff in November 2013 and provides typing support to her colleagues mainly with respect to client review reports and general correspondence. She also assists other members of the team with general administrative tasks.

Kris Barclay

Investment Manager

0131 550 1208

More about Kris

Kris has considerable industry experience having previously worked for Brewin Dolphin Securities for some 14 years. He joined Charles Stanley in 2013 and is a Chartered Fellow of the Securities Institute. He has a sound understanding of markets and financial instruments, dealing with all manner of investment mandates from individual and corporate portfolios to more specialist arrangements. Away from the office, Kris enjoys spending time with his family, engaging in all manner of sports and motorcycling.

Lesley Wallace

Branch Support

0131 550 1293

More about Lesley

Lesley joined the Edinburgh Team in March 2013 as an Audio typist/ Administrator. Working alongside her colleagues Lesley aims to provide the highest level of customer service at all times. She particularly enjoys meeting and greeting the clients who call into the branch.

Magdalena Sulowska

Investment Manager Assistant

0131 550 1260

More about Magdalena

Magda joined Charles Stanley Edinburgh in the summer of 2009. She has a degree in Administrative Law from the Lublin University in Poland. Magda assists with the administration of Advisory and Discretionary private client portfolios in a team which supports Christopher Clayhills-Henderson.

Mark Ireland

Investment Adviser

0131 550 1225

More about Mark

Mark joined Charles Stanley in March 2014 and works with Christopher Clayhills-Henderson’s team. Prior to this he spent six years with Brewin Dolphin in Inverness. Mark is a Chartered Wealth Manager and has significant experience managing investments for individuals, charities and trusts. Away from work Mark can be found cycling or hiking in the Scottish countryside.

Matthew Henderson

Trainee Investment Adviser

0131 550 1227

More about Matthew

Matthew joined Ian Harley’s team in September 2016 and assists with the management and administration of advisory and discretionary clients. Following completion of a degree in Sociology from the University of Edinburgh he worked in corporate finance with the Co-Operative Bank for four years before moving into private client wealth management with UBS. An associate of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment and the Chartered Bankers Institute, Matthew is currently studying towards obtaining his masters in wealth management. Matthew also enjoys all manner of sports including Rugby, Football, Golf and Skiing.

Nicola Easson

Investment Adviser

0131 550 1241

More about Nicola

Nicola joined Charles Stanley in 2007. Originally from Fife, she attended George Watson's College high school in Edinburgh, and read Scottish Literature and Gaelic at Edinburgh University. Nicola is an investment adviser, working with Ian Harley on the management of both advisory and discretionary portfolios for private clients, charities and trusts. Nicola holds a Masters in Wealth Management.

Pamela Clayhills-Henderson


0131 550 1224

More about Pamela

Pamela Clayhills-Henderson joined Charles Stanley, Edinburgh in 2014 as a Consultant. Pamela is a solicitor. As a consultant Pamela’s responsibilities include assisting with compliance and undertaking various project initiatives.

Rory Townsend-Rose

Investment Manager Assistant

0131 550 1233

More about Rory

Rory joined Charles Stanley Edinburgh in the Spring of 2016 after spending two months in the London Office working in the Asset Management Department. He has a degree in English and Drama from Oxford Brookes University. Rory assists with the administration of Advisory and Discretionary private client portfolios in a team which supports Branch Manager, Ian Harley.

Samantha Reilly


0131 550 1223

More about Samantha

Samantha joined Charles Stanley Edinburgh in January 2016, she previously worked for Stocktrade as an Administrator. Samantha supports Tina Wood and her team of brokers and assists primarily with administrative tasks within the team.

Tina Wood

Investment Manager Assistant

0131 550 1276

More about Tina

Having joined Torrie & Co in 1990 Tina is one the longest standing members of the Charles Stanley Edinburgh team. With her wealth of knowledge and experience Tina assists David Steel and Adam Page on the broker side of the business.

Una Hopkins

Operations Manager

0131 550 1285

More about Una

Una Hopkins joined Charles Stanley Edinburgh in 2010 as Operations Manager. Una Is a Chartered Accountant and has extensive Financial Services and Accounting experience having worked for fourteen years in Jersey, Channel Islands. As Operations Manager Una's responsibilities include looking after the Branch's internal accounting function, assisting with human resource and compliance issues and undertaking various project initiatives.