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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"Gemma Carson, has a similar focus on commercial contract disputes and handles professional negligence claims. 'City firm service, but from a regional firm - local, personable and cost-effective.'" Legal 500 UK
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"Sarah Beer is an associate in the farming and estates team. She has considerable experience advising on matters related to HS2." 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.

People we help

We act for the owners of a manufacturing company that suffered a catastrophic fire in one of its installations at the factory.

We have been advising in relation to insurance recoveries and are taking forward a claim against the business’s insurance broker for losses valued at around £7m.

The claim is a classic professional negligence claim, an area in which we handle scores of claims at any one time in various sectors and against a variety of professionals.

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Cheryl Payne
Our team of technical experts Cheryl specialises in newbuild property sales for developer clients.

Recent articles

January 26th, 2021 A Guide to Setting Aside Default judgment

A default judgment it is a judgment which has been obtained by a claimant by default because the defendant has failed to respond to the claim. The judgment is granted without the court considering any evidence or submissions from the defendant. When a claim is brought in the County or High Court, and the defendant to that claim fails to respond within the specified time limits, either by filing an acknowledgment of service and/or a defence to the claim, a default judgment can be entered against a defendant.

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January 20th, 2021 What does 2021 have in store for us?

As 2020 passed the baton to 2021, any optimism we may have been harbouring about a gradual return to normality, as the vaccination programme began its rollout, was badly dented by another lockdown and the inevitable economic disruption that entails.

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January 18th, 2021 Coronavirus and the business interruption insurance test case

Many businesses had insurance cover designed to pay losses if they had to close down for a period, known as business interruption insurance

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