Building trust: How to support clients going through a divorce

'Hardest part of our job is telling the client what they don't want to hear'

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Lawyer Tamara Glanvill explores how IFAs and divorce lawyers can work together effectively for the client and build lasting trust...

The IFA/client relationship is one built on trust but when a client divorces, it can become strained or permanently damaged if the IFA isn't careful. Divorce lawyers tend to have two types of client, those who have never managed their own finances and don't know where to begin and those who will already have an IFA so there are no financial surprises, but they may arrive with a figure in mind because they have gone through the options with their IFA first. Both present challenges to their lawyer and a good working relationship with an IFA can really help. The IFA will play an impor...

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