Richard Cobbold Partner Richard joined Buzzacott in 1998, is a partner and heads our Financial Planning team. His team offers tailored financial planning and wealth management advice to high-net-worth individuals and families, small owner-managed businesses, charities, trusts and trustees. They interact with most of the other teams in the firm, adding their valuable advice to that offered by our specialists in personal, corporate and US tax, assurance and general business consultancy. Richard and his team have expertise in a wide range of areas, including pensions and retirement planning, autoenrolment, employee benefits, investment advice and portfolio review, life assurance, medical cover and keyman insurance, inheritance tax mitigation and tax efficient investing (for example, Enterprise Investment Schemes and ISAs). Richard covers all areas of financial planning and tax issues, with special areas of focus in pensions consolidations, SIPPs, drawdown options and inheritance tax. Outside Buzzacott, Richard spends time walking and keeping fit (ably assisted by his two dogs) and has an interest in politics and social issues.