Meet the Adviser Champions: Legg Mason's Alex Barry

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Alex Barry: "The industry is in very rude health at the moment. The need for advice is never going to go away and these are very exciting times."
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Alex Barry: "The industry is in very rude health at the moment. The need for advice is never going to go away and these are very exciting times."

The worst-case scenario for the future of UK financial advice would be for a defined benefit transfer mis-selling scandal to result in "a whole additional raft of regulation", believes Alex Barry.

The Legg Mason head of UK sales reckons there is already over-regulation and many people are struggling to deal with it. "But I find it hard to see it playing out," he continues. "I think the en...

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