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

Meet our team

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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"Jennie was described as “outstanding” in the context of property tax advice and is rated as a next generation lawyer." Legal 500 UK
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Clients hold Claire Waring in high regard, noting that "she is responsive and able to explain legal matters in plain English." 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

We were instructed to assist an engineering design company in recovering unpaid invoices with a value of £300,000+ from a manufacturer.

The debtor was disputing the invoices and alleging that the client had not provided its services with reasonable skill and care.

In every dispute, our primary objective is to get the best possible settlement as soon as possible. The general rule in litigation is that the loser pays the winners reasonable legal cost

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Meet our team

Rob Poulton - Agricultural Property Lawyer
Our team of technical experts Robert advises clients on agricultural and rural land.

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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