Phil Johnson

Independent Financial Adviser / Pensions Director


Key Qualifications

  • Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) Diploma in Financial Planning (Dip PFS)
  • Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) Advanced Diploma for Pension Planning
  • Merit Award CII K10 Retirement Options 2005
  • Member of the Personal Finance Society
  • Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) AF7 Pension Transfers


Phil is an independent financial adviser and leads the pension’s team. Phil is responsible for the financial planning advice to our private and corporate clients.

Supported by the Estate Capital team, Phil provides well researched and personally relevant guidance across the whole area of wealth management, investment advice, retirement and estate planning.

Phil is a specialist in the area of occupational pension scheme transfers and pension scheme drawdown.

Phil joined the Estate Capital team in 2015 taking up the position of Pensions Director. Prior to his current role he worked for major national insurance companies for twenty eight years. Most of his career has been spent advising advisers on the most suitable options for pension provision. It is his knowledge and experience of the pensions and insurance market that helps us deliver a first class service to our private and corporate clients.

Phil is responsible for our updates on pension legislation and taxation and contributes to our blog page.

Phil is currently studying towards the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) Advanced Diploma in Investment Planning which he expects to complete this year.

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Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond

In April 2015 the now well observed pension flexibilities were introduced.

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HMRC have announced their new online service for pension scheme members to apply for Fixed and Individual Protection.

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With all the talk of the forthcoming Referendum please do not forget some of the new pension changes that are now in place as from April 6th this year.

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