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Marie-Louise Hamilton


Telephone: 0113 204 5713

Office: Leeds

Department: Probate, Trusts & Estate Planning

Position: Managing Partner

Areas of practice:

Managing Partner, Marie-Louise, is the head of the Trust Management team and the Family Business team, and joint head of the overall Probate, Trusts & Estate Planning team at Wrigleys. Marie-Louise has a well established reputation within the high net worth circles and a skill in creating long-standing relationships with her esteemed clients and their families whilst gaining new clients within the football, music and film world, and ultra-high net worth individuals.
She also specialises in advising wealthy family business owners and their families and has a particular interest and experience in high value, pre and post nuptial agreements.
Marie-Louise is a director on the Wrigleys Trustees Ltd (WTL) board. In this capacity, she attends The Association of Corporate Trustee (TACT) national Private Trusts Committee, meaning the firm is involved and contributes to the national  discussion to steer and feedback on the activity of private trusts and policy. 


'Marie-Louise is well known for her competence in family wealth including prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. One source states: "She is personable, diligent and enormously intelligent.' (Chambers & Partners)

'I rate her very highly - she is very much an expert in the field' (Chambers & Partners)

'excellent, she is organised and goes above and beyond for her clients,' (Chambers and Partners HNW Guide 2021)

Professional memberships:

Marie-Louise is a Dementia Friend

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17 Jan 2022

Witnessing Wills in the Coronavirus Pandemic

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