Mr Farnworth, an experienced Financial Planner and relationship manager with a career spanning more than 10 years, will be based in Brown Shipley’s Manchester office and will report to Richard McGregor, national head of Court of Protection and personal injury.
He has previous experience at Tilney, Towry and Frenkel Topping.
In these roles, he was a Financial Planner and relationship manager, specifically working with serious injury litigators pre-settlement and Court of Protection deputies post-settlement.
As a qualified wealth manager he has experience acting as expert witness to the court, advising on periodical payment suitability, personal Injury trusts, minor trusts and pension losses.
Richard McGregor, national head of Court of Protection and personal injury at Brown Shipley, said: “I am thrilled to welcome Robert to Brown Shipley, his experience in this complex sector will be key as we continue to expand our Court of Protection proposition in the North and across the UK.”
Mr Farnworth said: “I’m excited to be joining such a reputable business with a passion to grow its bespoke specialist services such as Court of Protection so we can best meet client needs.”
The new appointment is the latest in a series of senior hires following the appointment of David Scammell as fixed income and macro strategist, Amish Patel as senior equity analyst and Gerry Maguire as lending client director.