Meet the team

Edward Heaton

Edward Heaton is the founder of Heaton & Partners. He has a rare breadth of prime property experience gained over 30 years in both central London and in the country. Edward acts for a diverse client base and has extensive knowledge of both residential and agricultural property.

Karen Goodin

Karen has over 30 years of property experience in central London, previously at a Mayfair based firm which she helped grow into one of London’s leading buying agencies. Prior to that Karen spent six years at Chesterfield in Knightsbridge. She is the partner in charge of our London office.

Helen Rhodes

Helen has operated in the prime property sector for over 25 years, both in London and the country, during which time she has advised a diverse range of clients from the Royal Household to the American Ambassador for London. Helen lives in Henley and joined Heaton & Partners as a partner in 2013.

Charlie Warner

Charlie is a partner in the firm having operated in the country house, farms and estates markets for over 15 years. Charlie lives in Hampshire and, prior to joining Heaton & Partners in 2015, worked in the buying arm of Strutt & Parker and in Savills’ Country Department.

Bertie Cassels

Bertie has over a decade of experience operating in prime residential property and joined Heaton & Partners in 2017. Bertie lives between Oxford and Burford, from where he covers the Cotswolds and surrounding areas for the firm.

Patrick Bishop

Patrick has over 20 years of experience in the property sector, spanning prime residential sales, development, lettings and property management. Prior to joining Heaton & Partners, Patrick worked at both Knight Frank and Savills, specialising in country house sales in Berkshire, Hampshire and Wiltshire.

Tom Hayes

Tom heads the Property Management department which covers both London and the country.  His experience includes working in the land management division at Strutt & Parker as well as private estate management.

Italia Keogh

Italia joined Heaton & Partners in 2021 having worked as a racing secretary to a racehorse trainer for the previous five years. Italia has a keen interest in property and works within our Property Management team as well as providing general office support.

Leanne Blyth

Leanne previously worked as an Administrator for Newbury Building Society where she also had responsibility for compliance monitoring. She joined Heaton & Partners in August 2022 and provides administrative support to the team.

Anna Bidwell

Anna is from a PR and Marketing background with an additional five years of experience in London working as a project manager for an established property fund. Anna joined the firm in 2016 and provides administrative and other valuable support to the team.

Merlin Dormer

Merlin has been working in the prime central London market for over 30 years both as a partner of Knight Frank and his own company, Merlin Dormer Property, before merging with Heaton & Partners. Merlin has experience in residential and commercial property in acquisitions, sales, lettings and management.

Andrew Towler

Andrew has over 35 years of residential property experience in sales, lettings and property management and has run his own practice for many years. Andrew lives in Wiltshire and acts as a consultant to the firm.

William Marsden-Smedley

William has spent over 30 years operating in the prime country house market and is one of the most well-respected and experienced buying agents in the industry. William acts as a consultant to the firm. He truly understands the need to deliver the exceptional service, integrity and discretion that our clients expect.

Bobby Hall

Bobby acts as a consultant to Heaton & Partners. He lives in Lambourn and has been advising clients looking to buy prime residential, agricultural and equestrian properties in Berkshire, South Oxfordshire, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorset and Somerset for over 20 years.

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