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Leeds: 0113 244 6100

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Wrigleys advises well over 100 landed estates, as well as many farmers and other landowners, on a very diverse range of matters.

Asset Protection, Tax Planning & Succession 

Our main aim is to help clients preserve family landholdings, which have often been held for many generations.

With our combined expertise in niche areas of tax, trust, property and agricultural law, we guide clients through the process of handing ownership and control of a farm or estate on to the next generation. We are, in essence, expert Farming and Estate Solicitors.

Our advice covers the law and tax regime, yet is mindful of the practical and commercial considerations of owning and running farms and estates.

The firm has specialist knowledge in many related niche areas including:

  • Capital taxes
  • Wills, trusts & probate
  • Family constitutions & pre-nuptial agreements
  • Art & heritage property
  • Disability & loss of capacity
  • Philanthropy & charities

Land & Rural Business

Wrigleys’ experienced team of farming and agricultural solicitors works closely with tax colleagues to advise on all rural property related matters including the strategic considerations of buying, selling, owning and working land.

For full details of Wrigleys' Agriculture & Rural Property services, please click here

Experience

Wrigleys’ Farms & Estates team numbers 28 partners and solicitors across the private client and property departments. The team is led by individuals ranked in the top tier of the main legal directories, Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

Professional contacts

Wrigleys has excellent relationships with other professionals specialising in advising farmers and landowners. Our network helps us to work proactively for clients, identify opportunities and bring our extensive experience to bear.

 

Matthew Wrigley is traditionally well known for his work for some of the region's most substantial landed estates. "He has a strong intellect and a massive character. He is also very savvy," observers state.

- Chambers and Partners

"Jonathan Attey is obviously really experienced and helpful. I have no hesitation recommending him because he is first-class."

- Chambers and Partners

 

Farms & Estates

Matthew Wrigley View Biography

Matthew Wrigley

Partner
Leeds

Jonathan Attey View Biography

Jonathan Attey

Partner
Leeds

Meet the team

Joseph Thompson View Biography

Joseph Thompson

Solicitor
Leeds

Matthew Wrigley View Biography

Matthew Wrigley

Partner
Leeds

Lucy O'Reilly View Biography

Lucy O'Reilly

Solicitor
Leeds

Kieran McIvor View Biography

Kieran McIvor

Solicitor
Leeds

Andrew Wriglesworth View Biography

Andrew Wriglesworth

Partner
Leeds

Jonathan Attey View Biography

Jonathan Attey

Partner
Leeds

David Wightman View Biography

David Wightman

Land Trusts Consultant
Leeds

Paul Colman View Biography

Paul Colman

Solicitor
Leeds

Paul Nash View Biography

Paul Nash

Managing Partner
Leeds

Sylvie Nunn View Biography

Sylvie Nunn

Partner
Leeds

Emma Ridge View Biography

Emma Ridge

Solicitor
Leeds

Joanne Spavin View Biography

Joanne Spavin

Solicitor
Leeds

Verity Gawthorp View Biography

Verity Gawthorp

Solicitor
Leeds

Angus Hunter Smart View Biography

Angus Hunter Smart

Partner
Leeds

Julia Boyes View Biography

Julia Boyes

Partner
Leeds

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The Supreme Court has today handed down their judgment in the case Ilott v The Blue Cross and Others (previous incarnations known as Ilott v Mitson)

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Breakfast Briefing - 25 April 2017

Date: 25 Apr 2017

Venue: Radisson Blu, Leeds

Speaker: Dr John McMullen, Partner at Wrigleys Solicitors

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Charity Tax Group Regional Meeting

Date: 04 May 2017

Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, The Light, Leeds

Speaker: CTG’s Chairman and Technical Adviser

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Schools Breakfast Club - 9th May 2017

Date: 09 May 2017

Venue: Wrigleys Solicitors, 19 Cookridge Street, Leeds, LS2 3AG

Speaker: TBC

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