Formed in 2014 and dissolved 2 years later, Chadkirk Wealth Management was an Independent Financial Adviser firm run by Christopher Holland.
During those 2 year however, some of the advice they had given their clients, in particular with regard to transferring their pensions into SIPPs, was subject to complaints.
Quite a high number of pension mis-selling cases have occurred as a result of negligent financial advice, in which clients have been recommended to transfer their pensions into SIPPs – Self Invested Personal Pensions.
Unfortunately, the investments within these SIPPs then turned out to be high-risk and unregulated, meaning there is no protection for the client. Also, these types of investments are generally only considered suitable for certain investors who:
Some of the investments linked to mis-selling cases brought against Chadkirk Wealth Management are Harlequin Property and The Resort Group.
It’s not just the investments that may mean the advice was unsuitable. Transferring from a Final Salary scheme is seldom the best move for the average client, due to the guaranteed benefits that accompany some schemes.
If you are at all concerned about the advice you have received and want to check if it may have been unsuitable (mis-sold) we offer a free consultation. It’s a simple chat with one of our experienced claims handlers to initially assess if we think you have a claim. We will then explain how the process works and what your options are.
Call 0114 266 4216 or fill in the enquiry for to arrange a call back at a time that suits you.
You are not required to use our services to pursue your claim. You can also seek further advice or shop around subject to any time limits within which a claim must be made.
It is possible for you to present the claim for free, either to the firm or person against whom you wish to complain or to the statutory ombudsman (Financial Ombudsman Service or Pension Ombudsman Service) or the Financial Compensation Scheme, whichever is applicable to your claim.
We will not make or pursue a claim, or advise you to, if we know or have reasonable grounds to suspect that the claim does not have a good arguable basis, and or is fraudulent or frivolous.