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Whatever life stage you are in, be that building your business or career, thinking about retirement, or planning how best to support a growing family, now is the time to ensure you have the right plans in place to secure your financial future.

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About our Leigh-on-Sea team

Established in Southend in 1998, moving to Leigh-on-Sea in 2018; the team comprises of the same excellent team of four investment professionals with a combined experience over 100 years,  covering a wide range of skills and expertise.

Supporting a wide range of clients, including individuals, financial advisors, solicitors, accountants and corporate clients. The team provides discretionary and advisory investment services, managing ISAs, Trusts, SIPPs and other pensions. The team seeks to cultivate long-lasting relationships with their clients, offering them a truly bespoke service, with a large number being with us for many, many years.

Get in touch with the team today

01702 221 700


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Why Charles Stanley?

Client care for over 200 years

With over 200 years' experience, we have created financial security for tens of thousands of people. Through bespoke investment management and financial advice, we continue to evolve to help our clients meet their goals by understanding what wealth means to them.

Leigh-on-Sea Office

Where to find us

Contact the Leigh-on-Sea Office

Awford House, 43-45 Rectory Grove, Leigh-on-Sea Essex
United Kingdom

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01702 221700

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Our team

Tim Markham

Branch Manager

0170 222 1704

More about Tim

Tim is the branch manager for the Leigh-on-Sea office and is responsible for Private Clients, Trusts and Personal Pensions. A graduate of Aston University, he has been a stockbroker since 1990 and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments since 1994. Tim joined Charles Stanley in 1998 from Branston & Gothard and was instrumental in setting up Charles Stanley's Southend-on-Sea branch before relocating the entire office to Leigh-on-sea in 2018. Whilst at B&G, Tim formed a successful partnership with James Silcock to concentrate on offering a bespoke investment service to private individuals. Tim and James have worked closely together at Charles Stanley for over twenty years. Tim lives in Chalkwell with his wife Janeth and young daughter Millie. In his spare time, he enjoys playing both Tennis and Squash and is a lifelong Norwich City FC supporter.

James Silcock

Senior Investment Manager

01702 221705

More about James

James is an investment manager with over 20 years’ experience in financial markets. He is responsible for private clients, trusts, personal pensions and probate as well as working closely with a number of local IFAs, solicitors and accountants. Tim and James formed a partnership and moved to Charles Stanley in 1998 where they have created a business model offering bespoke investment management. James now lives in Leigh-on-Sea with his wife and two sons. James and his wife share a passion for scuba diving and underwater videography.

Craig Dewhurst

Senior Investment Manager

0170 222 1707

More about Craig

Craig has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. He joined Charles Stanley in November 1999 and has added to his wealth of market experience in the ensuing twenty years which has included a range of extreme market conditions. Craig works closely with his clients, offering a bespoke management service for private and company portfolios, pensions and trusts. He has also forged a good working relationship with local IFAs, Accountants and Solicitors, helping to provide them with investment solutions. He previously enjoyed a short spell in retail and investment banking with Midland Bank and ABN Amro before embarking on a career in Foreign Exchange spanning ten years with Tullett & Tokyo Plc and M W Marshall & Co. Craig lives in Leigh-on-Sea with his wife Debbie and young son Austin. His main hobby is football, following the mighty Arsenal FC and managing Leigh Rockets YFC Under 12s. He is also a dab hand in the kitchen.

Phill Moonie

Senior Investment Manager

0170 222 1708

More about Phill

Phill has been at Charles Stanley for over 25 years after joining our back office in 1993. Having worked his way up from the Contracts Department, he has taken all the relevant exams to become a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investments. Phill has been actively managing a range of clients’ portfolios for over 20 years and offers a bespoke management service for private clients, trusts, personal pensions and company accounts. Having reached the 25 year mark in the City, Phill had the opportunity to move offices and bring his wealth of experience to the Leigh-on-Sea Branch, having known the team for many years, as he lives locally. He currently resides in Leigh-on-Sea with his wife Anne-Marie, and children Alana and Ollie. What spare time he has, he enjoys boxing and football and is a Tottenham Hotspur season ticket holder.

Keith Arnold

Intermediary Sales Manager - East

07415 427 232

More about Keith

Keith joined the Charles Stanley Intermediary Sales team in January 2013. Prior to that Keith worked at Aviva for 26 years as a Business Development Manager covering predominately Essex as well as some accounts in London. His role at Aviva was widespread, dealing in all areas of pensions and investments as well as shaping IFA businesses and providing technical support. Keith is DipPFS qualified, holding amongst others, the G60 Pensions and G20 Investment examinations. Keith's role within Charles Stanley is to focus on the development of Financial Adviser business across East Anglia working closely with the local Investment Managers. Outside of work Keith is married to Michelle with two young children Mark and Katie. Keith enjoys all sports especially golf, rugby, skiing and plays hockey for Southend Hockey club.