Financial Advisory Services

Most people put their business before themselves working out their company’s long-term objectives while neglecting their own personal goals. HSOC recognise that everyone’s circumstances are unique. Our asset management services assess your current position‚ identify your goals, and advise on the most efficient way to get there.

Services include:

  • Retirement/Succession planning
  • Personal financial health check
  • Pension provision
  • Investment advice
  • Life cover guidance
John O'Connell

John O'Connell

Partner, Financial Services

John is the Managing Partner at HSOC Financial and Business Advisors. John's key role is in coordinating the delivery of high level professional services to clients by matching HSOC skills with clients needs.Having trained with Hamill Spence O'Connell qualifying as a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, John initially worked in the Audit and Compliance Department. John was instrumental in establishing the Financial Services Department enabling the firm bring a broader range of services to clients. John is currently involved with advising high net worth individuals and corporates in all areas of wealth management, marrying the firms services with client needs in an ever changing business environment.


Alison Ruttle

Alison Ruttle

Financial Services

Alison joined HSOC in 2002 where she works in the Financial Servies Department, providing asset management services to clients.
Prior to joining HSOC she worked in London for ten years in the Financial Services Industry.
Alison was instrumental in establishing the financial services compliance standards and procedures within HSOC.
Alison is a qualified QFA and a member of the LIA. She is currently studying for a Professional Diploma in Retirement Planning Advice.

Pat McCormack

Pat McCormack

Financial Services

Pat joined the Financial Services Department at HSOC in 2014 having taken early retirement from Aviva Life and Pensions after more than thirty years service.
He has vast experience in the pensions industry as most of his career was spent as a Consultant to the country’s leading corporate and individual pension advisors.
Pat is a member of the Insurance Institute, a Qualified Financial Advisor and an Aviva Trustee.

HSOC Financial Services Ltd is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.

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