Private Wealth Law - Guildford and surrounds
Moore Barlow's private wealth team advises high net worth individuals on contentious and non-contentious private client matters. The team advises on estate planning and trusts, as well as tax matters.
"The team has strength in depth, attention to detail, and a pragmatic and commercial approach," explains a source. Another source says: "The Private Client department has a strong feeling of tradition and customer confidentiality, along with good quality advice and a strong team with a depth of specialty."
Scott Taylor has a considerable reputation for representing clients in complex, international trust disputes. A source says: "He is a great personality who always goes the extra mile for clients," adding: "He has a real energy, and brings this energy to cases and is really commercially focused." Another source notes: "He's a fantastic lawyer, he is a strategist," before continuing: "He is just a very, very experienced litigator and is great under pressure. At every stage he is on top of everything."
Tim Adams "not only has a great depth of knowledge, but also manages to explain complicated issues clearly and concisely, which is very reassuring," notes a source. Adams advises high net worth clients on planning matters.
Philip Whitcomb advises on estate planning and administration, business succession planning and trusts. A source says: "Philip is a very good lawyer, who understands the needs of his clients and delivers what they need without fuss, accurately and on time." Another interviewee notes: "It is always a pleasure working with Philip on a variety of matters," adding: "He has excellent technical knowledge and is able to apply it practically."