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.

Quote from Chambers
"Robert Lee "brings organisation to quite a chaotic process," and "can get down to the key points," observes one client, who adds that "he's approachable and commercial." He demonstrates expertise in representing businesses of all sizes." Chambers UK
Quote from Legal 500
"Claire Waring helped me through a very complicated property deal and she was excellent. She very much takes the approach of working together and is good at providing strategic advice as opposed to just legal opinions." Legal 500

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

Recently, we advised a housing association which had discovered that a neighbouring land owner who was not a tenant of the association had tipped large amounts of building rumble onto a driveway which provided vehicular access to some of the association’s buildings.

The drive way was blocked and could not be used. It was clear from the title documents that the association had a right to use the driveway, but the large amount of building waste made that use impossible. Dialogue with the neighbour proved fruitless and it was necessary to threaten and then issue court proceedings for an injunction.

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Meet our team

Aneesha Varma - Business Immigration Lawyer
Our team of technical experts Aneesha has extensive experience in advising and devising strategy for a range of clients in meeting their UK immigration needs.

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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Legal insight, knowledge and case studies to help our clients with aspects of their life.

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