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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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"Great working with Nathan, his ability to connect at a client level and understand the needs and drivers behind what you're trying to achieve result in a balance of friendliness and efficiency." George Biddle, Entrepreneur and founder of Cheps Entertainment Limited Previous
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"Philip Harris’ knowledge is second to none and I would have no hesitation in recommending them particularly if you are looking for London quality advice but at a fraction of the cost." Roger Barratt, Finance Director - Keller Limited

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

Holland & Barrett has firmly established its place as the UK’s leading retailer of vitamins, minerals and herbal supplements.

Its green branded stores are a familiar site in most major towns and cities across the UK and Ireland – and are popping up more and more across the globe.

Based in Nuneaton, the company is a real success story for Warwickshire and the Midlands and is deep in the middle of a major expansion that will secure its long-term future in the region.

Roger Craddock, Holland & Barrett’s group legal director and company secretary, has been with the company since 1991, and has been instrumental in the journey the firm has made.

We sat down with Roger to find out more about the company’s HQ expansion, move into new continents, and its links with The Queen.

 

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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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