Amber Matheson

I am a trainee solicitor, primarily based in our Guildford and Woking offices. I primarily support other solicitors, working within a team for six months at a time. I gain valuable experience working within a range of different teams at Moore Barlow, supporting them in providing the high level of service that our clients have […]

Virtual witnessing of wills

The Wills Act 1837 (Electronic Communications) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Order 2020 has come into effect this month making it legal for wills in England and Wales to be witnessed by means of ‘video conference or other visual transmission’. The new regulations have been backdated to 31 January 2020, with the effect that wills which have been […]

Moore Barlow commended once again as a top law firm for HNW individuals

Top 100 UK law firm Moore Barlow is proud to announce rankings in Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) 2020, reflecting the firm’s reputation as a specialist firm for private wealth practitioners.  With one of the largest private client advisory teams in the South East, Moore Barlow is named a leading firm for Private Wealth law […]

The difficulties of being an executor of a will – to deal or not to deal?

Executors can find themselves in a difficult position when faced with the prospect of purchasing assets from an estate, even when they are paying market rate for those assets and the other beneficiaries agree to the sale. Being an executor is often an onerous and largely unglamorous role, which involves hours of work usually with […]