Moore Barlow is proud to announce that we have been recognised in Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) 2022, reflecting the firm’s reputation as a leading specialist for both private wealth practitioners and advising high-net-worth individuals.

With one of the largest private client advisory teams in the South East, 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.

Our teams have been recognised for:

  • Private Wealth Law – Guildford and surrounds – Band 2
  • Private Wealth Disputes – The South – Band 2

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

“Having an excellent reputation across the region for providing succession planning advice to high-net-worth individuals and families. The team also has a strong contentious trust and estate team.”

Our lawyers recognised for HNW legal services

Three of the firm’s lawyers received recognition as leading individuals, including Tim Adams, Scott Taylor and Philip Whitcomb. They have been recognised for:

  • Tim Adams – Private Wealth Law – Guildford and surrounds – Band 3
  • Scott Taylor – Private Wealth Disputes – The South – Band 2
  • Philip Whitcomb – Private Wealth Law – Southampton and surrounds – Band 3


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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 “not only having a great depth of knowledge, but also manages to explain complicated issues clearly and concisely, which is very reassuring.”

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

Scott Taylor, Partner

Scott Taylor, who leads the firm’s specialist contentious trusts and estates team, is recognised as “a great personality who always goes the extra mile for clients. He has a real energy and brings this energy to cases and is really commercially focused.”

Another source noted: “He’s a fantastic lawyer, he is a strategist and just a very, very experienced litigator and is great under pressure. At every stage he is on top of everything.”

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

Philip Whitcomb, Partner

Philip Whitcomb, who specialises in succession planning, asset protection, heritage law and tax advice for individuals, trusts and family businesses, was commended as “a very good lawyer, who understands the needs of his clients and delivers what they need without fuss, accurately and on time.”

Another interviewee noted: “It is always a pleasure working with Philip on a variety of matters, he has excellent technical knowledge and is able to apply it practically.”

Philip has been ranked as Band 3 for Private Wealth Law – Southampton and surrounds.

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.

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


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