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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"Interviewees commend the department's "great service" and appreciate that team members are "thorough, friendly and approachable." Chambers UK
“Arvin was invaluable when I raised £100 million for a Housing Association. She was proactive, professional and helpful throughout the sometimes tense project. At times she kept the whole thing moving!” Satisfied client

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

Israr Manawer - Tax and HMRC Disputes Lawyer
Our team of technical experts Israr is a tax consultant within the commercial litigation team, he previously worked for HMRC.

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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