Family business adviser Thomas Wainman is celebrating his place on the definitive annual list of young private client practitioners across the UK.
We summarise proposed changes to the law on Wills (designed to encourage more people to make Wills) and the implications for lawyers and clients.
We have compiled a list of grants, loans and other finance options for community-led housing and co-housing groups.
Wrigleys are pleased to announce 4 promotions in the firm's Leeds office.
We consider why some solicitors have chosen not to advise their clients on the Residence Nil-Rate Band tax saving opportunity.
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)
The Ministry of Justice has confirmed its plans to substantially increase probate fees from £155 to a maximum of £20,000.
A day of recognition for family businesses; the backbone of the Yorkshire economy and so often the bedrock of their communities.
Thomas Wainman and Oliver Hallam have been awarded the 'STEP Advanced Certificates in Family Business Advising' after passing with distinctions.
Lifetime gifts to family members is common in tax planning. This case study explains how gifts can be made by relatives who have lost mental capacity.
Adam Carruthers writes for Family Business United about what family businesses with Defined Benefit pension schemes can learn from BHS.
Congratulations to Charlotte Dyson for her place on the definitive annual list of young private client practitioners across the UK.
Wrigleys Solicitors are pleased to welcome Duncan Milwain, Lucy O'Reilly and Kasim Ahmed to its Leeds office.
TUPE transferee obligations can apply where a service changing hands is divided among multiple providers on functional lines, explains John McMullen
By pretending to be you, fraudsters can try to sell or mortgage your property. We consider what you can do to protect yourself.
Wrigleys feature in eprivateclient's Top 5 Boutique Law Firms list for the first time.
HMRC has now opened a consultation as to how this SDLT rise would operate. Although open to change, this article summarises the initial proposal.
The 2015 autumn statement announced a rise in the rate of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) for the purchase of additional homes and buy to let properties.
In the 2015 Autumn Statement it was announced that following a consultation on the use of Deeds of Variation, no changes are to be made.
An alarming new report reveals the number of people who leave major decisions about housing, assets and care to chance.
This article considers the options for holding shares in an EO company and considers the pros and cons for both 'direct' and 'indirect' ownership.
Amendments to the Finance Bill introduced this week will mean the end of certain tax reliefs available on investments in community energy projects.
Wrigleys celebrates another successful year for its trainee recruitment process, and welcomes Trusts and Estates specialist solicitor Kieran McIvor.
This case made headlines after a daughter successfully challenged being excluded from her mother's Will. We analyse the implications for testators.
In an unexpected announcement in the 2015 Budget, a valuable tax relief available for private landlords has been severely restricted.
FAQs on how the widely anticipated changes to the Inheritance Tax nil rate band will operate.
The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act arrived with little fanfare but there are points to note for the company secretary.
Friday will see thousands of people across the globe spend a working day volunteering for good causes in their local community
Wrigleys have supported the Dementia Action Alliance to produce a free booklet to help those living with dementia & their families.
David French discusses the link between the BBC's Poldark and buying property in the South West.
In a recent case, the High Court ruled that a post-nuptial agreement signed by a wife at the request of her husband was binding.
The Chancellor's Budget announced a review of Deeds of Variation – is tax avoidance his motive or does he simply want to embarrass the opposition?
Appointing the right trustees is crucial for families to protect the trust beneficiaries and maximise the benefits to them.
Important rules come into force on 30 April 2015 for landlords of multi-let buildings with centralised heating, cooling or hot water systems.
We are delighted to share the news that Matthew Wrigley received the Presidents' Award at the Yorkshire Legal Awards.
The Independent, The Telegraph and The Daily Mail reported last month that "savers could be forced to pay inheritance tax while they are still alive".
The intestacy rules apply to estates of people who have died without a Will. We summarise the main changes in the law in force from 1 October 2014.