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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"... thorough and incisive analytical skills tempered with commercial overview. very professional and considered in his approach. Very professional and considered in his approach." Chambers UK
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"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

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

Wright Hassall was instructed by 27 independent financial advisers (“IFAs”) who had been told, on termination of their services agreements, that they could not advise their clients for 12 months.

The financial adviser group that they had been working for (Affinity) said that they were bound by restrictive covenants that prevented them from contacting or dealing with clients for 12 months. In effect this cut them off from, and they were unable to service and advise, their clients.

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Meet our team

Sarah Beer - HS2 Specialist Lawyer
Our team of technical experts Sarah specialises in compulsory purchase and compensation, advising land and property owners and occupiers on legal and practical issues raised by infrastructure projects, most notably the HS2 Rail Project.

Recent articles

December 7th, 2021 Medical Negligence Index - Claims against the NHS explored

The NHS is a much-loved institution of the British public and for good reason. Since its formation in 1948, it has served Brits, keeping them healthy, bringing new lives into the world and supporting those at the end of their lives.

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December 3rd, 2021 Joint and several liability of directors – HMRC’s new powers

Since 22 July 2020 the Finance Act has empowered HMRC to make directors personally liable for the tax debts of a company in liquidation or potential liquidation where they are suspected of abusing the insolvency framework in order to avoid paying taxes.

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December 1st, 2021 Is nesting for us?

The ‘nesting’ divorce trend has recently resurged in popularity. Also sometimes referred to as ‘bird nesting’, this method after divorce or separation enables the child(ren) to remain living in the family home with each parent alternating staying in the property for their agreed part of the co-parenting schedule.

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

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