Edward Whittington > Moore Barlow > Southampton, England > Lawyer Profile

Moore Barlow
SO53 3TG

Work Department

Rural services


Edward Whittington is the firm’s managing partner and has overall executive responsibility for Moore Blatch’s business and strategic direction. As a practising lawyer he specialises in rural property; typically acting for property owning families, businesses, trusts and individuals. He has extensive experience in development land, commercial property, farms, landed estates and country homes.

Edward is also a member of the firm’s rural services team which specialises in all aspects of legal advice relating to this sector, including wills and trusts, tax and succession planning, business and partnership arrangements as well as land, property and development transactions.


Agricultural Law Association

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Private client > Agriculture and estates

The agriculture and estates team at Moore Barlow – the result of the recent merger of Moore Blatch and Barlow Robbins – is known for its advice on private wealth, land development, litigation for landed estates, landowner sales to developers, and agricultural tax and trusts advice. Southampton-based practice leader Sarah Jordan acts for landed estates, race-horse trainers, property investors, and farmers on all aspects of rural property matters. Managing partner Edward Whittington advises farmers and landowners in the sale of land, while rural private wealth head Philip Whitcomb specialises in agricultural succession planning and asset protection. Well-regarded senior associate Charlotte Brackley joined the team as a result of the merger; she is based in the combined firm’s Guildford office.