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Leeds: 0113 244 6100

Sheffield: 0114 267 5588

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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.

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

"the top private client practice in the North of England," adding that the firm is "technically very much top-level."

Of Andrew Wriglesworth "In terms of understanding of the law and technical aspects as well as the ability to apply it, there is no one better than him."

Of Angus Hunter Smart: "He stands head and shoulders above everybody. He is the name you here all the time. Very well respected and absolutely great lawyer."

- Chambers and Partners 2019

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Andrew Wriglesworth

Direct Line: 0113 204 5719

Partner
Leeds

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