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Wrigleys' specialist landed estates team

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; and
  • 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.

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.

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For a free download of our Farms and Estates brochure, please refer to the Downloads tab at the top of the webpage.

‘They are a very human bunch who understand client worries, and are good at explaining what can be quite complicated legally. Above all they have a good sense of humour. They are meticulous in setting out the expectations and likely costs of a particular job.

Legal 500  (2022) 


‘good-quality people and advice that stands up to the best in the market’

Chambers and Partners HNW Guide (2021)


'They have common sense, coupled with excellent legal skills and experience.'

Chambers and Partners (2022)

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Andrew Wriglesworth

Direct Line: 0113 204 5719

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Leeds

Meet the team

14 Jun 2022

Senior pensions lawyer, Helen Woodford, joins Wrigleys

Helen Woodford has joined the Pensions team on a permanent basis, following her recent involvement with the firm in a consultancy role.

08 Jun 2022

Private client consultant solicitor, Antonia Moore, joins Wrigleys’ Leeds office

We are delighted to welcome Antonia Moore to our Leeds office.

07 Jun 2022

Holly Marshall qualifies

Holly Marshall has been offered a permanent role with Wrigleys Solicitors following her successful training contract.