The law might be the same, but do your lawyers have to be?

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It is our people, and the way that we service our clients, that set us apart.

Every client an advocate.
That's the Wright Hassall way.

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"Carol Matthews is a "leader in the field" who "lives and breathes social housing," according to sources. Peers are quick to add that she is "an absolute star in the funding area." Chambers UK
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"Sarah Perry advises on disputes related to significant value commercial contracts and finance-related matters. She is described by clients as 'determined, commercial, pragmatic, technically capable and forthright'." Chambers UK

We act for national and international companies but it is SMEs and individuals across our region who are the focus of our business.

Case studies

Rooftop Housing Group’s investment in a technologically innovative, customer-focused IT system proved to be the perfect opportunity to review procurement best practice – before negotiations had even begun.

Having been instructed to advise them on their contract with their IT supplier, we started the process by considering which key issues needed to be resolved before the contract discussions began in earnest and which would ultimately help to ensure the successful implementation of the system. 

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Meet our team

Iain Colville - Intellectual Property Disputes Lawyer
Our team of technical experts Iain is an experienced dispute resolution lawyer, who specialises in disputes involving innovation and technology.

Recent articles

September 17th, 2021 HMRC should brace itself for challenges as Tribunal rules in favour of dentist who used remuneration trust scheme

A recent decision by the First-tier Tribunal has decided that contributions to, and subsequent loans from, a remuneration trust scheme were not ‘earnings’ or disguised remuneration. This contrasted with HMRC’s position that the sums were earnings and accordingly no corporation tax reduction should be applied and rather the loans fell afoul of the disguised remuneration rules under Part 7A ITEPA.

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September 15th, 2021 Taxpayer’s challenge to HMRC upheld by Supreme Court

A recent Supreme Court ruling (R (Haworth) v HMRC) has highlighted the difficult line trodden by taxpayers who decide to challenge HMRC’s opinion that they are not entitled to the tax advantage conferred by entering into a particular tax arrangement.

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September 14th, 2021 Employment Tribunals; workplace disputes in the UK

The relationship we build with our employers is very important for a happy and functional work environment. However, things aren’t always so straightforward as disputes can arise.

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