Moore Barlow is proud to announce that we have been recognised in Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) 2023, reflecting the firm’s reputation as leading specialists for private wealth and residential property practitioners advising high-net-worth individuals.

With one of the largest private client advisory teams in the South East, for the second consecutive year Moore Barlow is named a leading firm for Private Wealth Law in Guildford and the surrounding regions. The firm was particularly commended for Private Wealth Disputes across the South of England.

For the first time the firm’s Real Estate team were recognised nationally in delivering specialist and expert services for clients purchasing and selling high-value residential properties.

Our teams have been recognised for:

  • Private Wealth Law – Guildford and surrounds – Band 2
  • Private Wealth Disputes – The South – Band 2
  • Real Estate: High Value Residential – National Leaders – Band 3

In this year’s edition, Chambers HNW recognises Moore Barlow as:

“Moore Barlow’s private wealth team advises high net worth individuals on contentious and non-contentious private client matters. In particular, they regularly advise on estate planning and trusts, as well as tax matters.

Moore Barlow often assists affluent clients with residential property transactions. Its team handles sales and acquisitions for wealthy clients.”

Our lawyers recognised for HNW legal services

Three of the firm’s lawyers received recognition as leading individuals who deliver expert legal advice and services for high-net-worth individuals. They have been recognised for:

  • Tim Adams – Private Wealth Law – Guildford and surrounds – Band 3
  • Karen Barham – Family/Matrimonial: Mediators – UK-wide – Spotlight
  • Scott Taylor – Private Wealth Disputes – The South – Band 2

High-net-worth insight hub

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Tim Adams, Partner

A Partner in Moore Barlow’s private wealth team, Tim Adams, who advises on succession planning, wills and trusts, and tax planning is noted by Chambers HNW as being “straight-talking and very effective.”

  • Tim has been ranked as Band 3 for Private Wealth Law in Guildford and surrounds.

Karen Barham, Family mediator

Karen Barham is a qualified mediator, specialising in both children and matrimonial finance cases and was commended as “an excellent mediator. She puts clients at ease and guides them expertly through the process.”

Another interviewee noted: “Her real strength is in her communication skills, which are exemplary. She marries empathy and understanding with a no-nonsense approach and all delivered in language accessible to the clients and with a great sense of humour.”

  • Karen has been ranked in the Spotlight category – UK-wide.

Scott Taylor, Partner

Scott Taylor, who leads the firm’s specialist private wealth disputes team is recognised as very active in this sector and is a great practitioner; he is a safe pair of hands. When he is on the case, you know he will give it his utmost attention.”

Another source noted: Scott Taylor is really good. He is always clued in, willing to go the extra mile and do what it takes.

  • Scott has been ranked as Band 2 for Private Wealth Disputes in The South.

High-net-worth insight hub

Explore Moore Barlow’s expert blogs, podcasts and case studies bespokely aimed at high-net-worth individuals.


About Chambers High Net Worth rankings

The Chambers High Net Worth guide offers market-leading rankings, reviews and insights to the world’s leading professional advisers, covering private wealth management work and specialists across key jurisdictions. Chambers High Net Worth is used by tens of thousands of professionals each year.

All Chambers-ranked law firms, banks, fiduciaries, accountancy firms and wealth managers are considered to be among the world’s top service providers to ultra-high net worth and high net worth individuals and families and family offices. A ranking in Chambers High Net Worth demonstrates to potential new clients your firm’s ability to handle sophisticated private wealth matters.

Explore Moore Barlow on the Chamber’s and Partners high-net-worth website.

How can we help you and your family?

Private wealth

Providing you with expert legal advice and support, helping ensure your estate, wealth and finances are maximised and secure.

Family & divorce

Offering you specialist legal help associated with divorce, separation, or an issue regarding your children.


If your situation changes at work, our team will ensure your legal rights are upheld and that your employer is acting correctly.

Property & land

We can help you with legal support and advice regarding the buying, selling, and management of property and land.

Dispute resolution

Experts in finding resolutions and mediating disputes, our team can help find a solution that works for you.


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