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Angus Hunter Smart

Email: angus.huntersmart@wrigleys.co.uk

Telephone: 0113 204 5730

Office: Leeds

Department: Probate, Trusts & Estate Planning

Position: Partner

Areas of practice:

Angus's focus is on succession planning and long-term asset protection for farming and landowning clients, with a particular focus on asset protection and maximising business and agricultural property relief.  He also advises on the tax implications of owning heritage property, and is often involved with complex trust reorganisations.

Within this work, Angus covers a wide variety of matters including wills, trusts, powers of attorney and capital tax planning in all its forms.

Angus is a recently retired trustee of the York Minster Fund and the Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trust.  He is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), the Country Land and Business Association (whose regional AGMs he regularly speaks at), and the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust.  He also sits on the Country Land and Business Association’s national tax committee.

 

Testimonials:

"Very good private client lawyers, especially for landed estates, where they have a tremendous depth of expertise and experience." (Chambers & Partners)

Professional memberships:

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Named in Private Client Practitioner Top 35 Under 35 in 2011 

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