& Memberships.

We are proud to have been awarded Corporate Chartered Financial Planner status, which we have held since 2011.

This is this the industry’s gold standard for financial planners and the highest mark of trust and professionalism. It confirms that we have satisfied rigorous criteria relating to professional qualifications and ethical good practice laid out by our professional body, the Chartered Insurance
Institute (CII).

It also involves a commitment to the continued professional development of our people and the adherence to an industry standard Code of Ethics.

You can view the Charters Insurance Institutes Code of Ethics online at

This means you can be confident that we are wholly committed to providing you with the best possible advice, service and support.

We are proud to be one of only 7 CISI Accredited Financial Planning Firms™ in Scotland and one of 69 UK wide.

We have worked hard to meet the rigorous ethics, experience, competence and professional standards set out by the CISI.  We are delighted to be recognised as leaders in our profession, so you can be sure you are in good hands.

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We believe passionately in socially responsible and sustainable investing and are members of the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association.

The UKSIF helps its members to grow sustainable and responsible finance in the UK.

As a member, Begley Brown can actively shape policy and best practice in this field and contribute to policy and regulatory consultation responses.  UKSIF can ensure that our our views and those of our clients are heard.

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Client Stories

There are 3 types of people, and no matter how much money you have you WILL fall into one of these groups:

The “Enough’s”

The “Got Too Much” 

The “Just Rights”

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We have worked with Chris since he started Begley Brown. He provides a high quality service and provides advice which is always driven by the best interests of the client. We have no hesitation in referring our clients to him in the knowledge that they will be exceptionally well looked after.

Alastair Russell

Director, Russell & Russell Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers Limited

Begley Brown have been our financial advisers for many years, and we value very highly the service they have provided us, and in particular the investment of time that they have made in truly getting to know us, their clients. We have always been able to discuss every aspect of our financial affairs with complete assurance that this will be treated with sensitivity and compassion, while at the same time ensuring that we are encouraged to be organized and rigorous about the management of our personal financial affairs.

Sir James and Lady Lynne MacMillan

Begley Brown was recommended to me about three years ago when life-changing circumstances forced me into having to make financial decisions suddenly and with no preparation. Chris and Mark took the time to meet with me, talk to me, and listen to me, before working out how to best help me. I am genuinely grateful for the support and reassurance they gave me at a difficult time, and the time they took to make sure I understood my options. I felt they genuinely had my family’s best interests are heart, and they have continued this ever since. I trust them to manage things for me day-to-day, and I know they are always available if I need to discuss anything or if anything is worrying me in between our regular review meetings. I would recommend Begley Brown to anyone.

Gillian Robertson

Senior Technical Writer

Approachable honest and reliable, for me the perfect financial advisors. In a volatile market I want to know that financial decisions made for me are well managed and I feel this with Begley Brown. I like to leave financial planning to experts and for them to guide me. This is what Begley Brown do and they do it very well.

Eddie McGuigan

Head of Microscopy Sales, Leica Microsystems

I am delighted to recommend Chris and the team at Begley Brown. As a busy SME business owner and father of 4, their core values resonated with me a lot. The experience of the investment team and clear understanding of my individual needs going forward made it clear that our interests were aligned and that they could make my investments work for me. Also their easy to use technology allows me to keep an eye on my money from my phone which is a huge benefit.

David Forsyth

Managing Director, Document Data Group

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