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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"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
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"The practice also has an able contentious arm and routinely acts in high-profile probate and inheritance claims." 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

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

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

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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