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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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"Susan Hopcraft has been excellent throughout a long complex commercial litigation case. Clear advice presented in a understandable way during the entire proceedings and a positive outcome achieved." Richard Westwood
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"The team is able to provide a comprehensive real estate service comparable with the largest City firms. They clearly believe in the importance of relationships and provide an excellent client experience." Legal 500

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 recently acted for a client who received a letter from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) late on a Friday afternoon stating that it was considering taking urgent enforcement action against it. 

By Monday afternoon the CQC had served an 'Urgent Notice of Decision' imposing conditions on our client’s registration as a service provider.

As the independent regulator of health and adult social care, the CQC has an overarching role to monitor, inspect and regulate health and social care services to make sure those who use these services receive high-quality, safe, effective and compassionate care.

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Meet our team

Steve Halkett - Corporate Law Solicitor
Our team of technical experts Steve is a partner in the corporate team who specialises in transactional work.

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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