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Our website uses cookies. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is placed on your computer, if you agree. Our website uses cookies to allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and to improve our website.

Cookies used on our website improve your browsing experience by:

  • remembering settings, so you do not have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
  • remembering information you have given (e.g. your acceptance of “Important legal Information”
  • measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs

You can manage and/or delete cookies as you wish.  To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html. Or please read on to find out more about how and where we use cookies on our website.

How we use cookies

Our website uses cookies in several places – we’ve listed each of them below with more details about why we use them and how long they will last.

Measuring website usage with Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use our website. We do this to make sure our website is meeting its users’ needs and to understand how we could improve our website.

Google Analytics stores information about what website pages you visit, how long you are on the website, how you got on to the website and what you click on when you are visiting it. In this respect, we do not collect or store your personal data (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

The following cookies are set by Google Analytics:

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Storing your preferences

Our website allow us to provide you with options to improve your visit – for example, by remembering information (text) you put into a form. Currently, our website sets a 'master' cookie which identifies you from page to page.

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Enabling a better experience

Our website uses a technology called Javascript to present information in an appealing and clear way. The website identifies if your browser has Javascript enabled and then sets a cookie so that it knows this is the case for the duration of your visit.

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Giving you a mobile experience

Our website checks to see if you are using a browser on your mobile device. If so, we provide you with a version of the website that is easier to read and use on a smaller screen. The website then sets a cookie so that every page is then delivered in the mobile version.

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How can you manage cookies

Browser settings: Most browsers can be adjusted to prevent your computer from accepting cookies, although this may mean that some of the features of this website (and other websites) will not work properly and may restrict your user experience.

These settings will typically be found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the 'Help' option in your browser for more details.

Turn off anonymous Google Analytics cookies: You can install a Google Analytics browser "plug in" to prevent the website sending information about your visit to Google Analytics. More information about this can be found here:

Other useful links

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Meet the team

A dedicated client adviser will make sure you get everything you need from us. Our Private Office is led by a team that has spent their entire career growing, protecting, and preserving wealth of this scale.

Ian Dembinski

Head of Rathbone Private Office
Ian Dembinski
Head of Rathbone Private Office

Ian Dembinski joined as Head of the Rathbone Private Office on 1st July 2016.

He has 31 years of financial services experience having started his career in investment banking in 1985 working for SG Warburg. His first 18 years involved a variety of roles including corporate banking, Iberian country coverage, debt capital markets and corporate finance sector coverage for hotels, airlines and leisure businesses. In 2003 he joined the UK private banking team of UBS as a relationship manager progressing to team leader in 2006 and Head of UK Ultra High Net Worth (“UHNW”) clients in 2008. In 2010 he joined Credit Suisse as Managing Director and Head of UK UHNW and then assumed responsibility for the UK domestic private banking group in August 2012 where he successfully developed the bank’s HNW franchise until February 2016.

He is RDR Level 6 qualified having passed the PCIAM qualifications with merit and is a member of CISI. He studied at Queens College Oxford where he read history and achieved a BA Hons.

Alex Dean

Client Director
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Alex Dean
Client Director

Alex joined Rathbone Private Office in May 2016 as a Client Director. He has 19 years industry experience in which time his clients have sought his experience in investment management, financing and trust management to achieve their financial objectives. Alex’s career includes several years as a global equity fund manager for a Nordic bank. The fund gained a Standard & Poor’s 4 star performance rating. Alex joined from the RBC, where he was a Director. Prior to RBC, Alex was a Vice President at Barclays where he advised resident non domicile clients.

He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment and a full Diploma holder and also a Member of the Society of Trust and Estate practitioners, by virtue of holding the STEP Diploma in International Trust Management.

Alex graduated from university with an RICS accredited honours degree in Property Investment and Asset Management. Later he gained an MBA from Edinburgh Business School.

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