HMRC has further updated its guidance on compliance with the legislation of the registration of trusts which had tax liability.
The firm has once again achieved Band 1 ranking (regional guide) and are delighted to be recognised as a Band 1 National Leader (outside London).
The recent case of Taulbut v Davey is the latest example of a homemade Will causing confusion, frustration, and fallout.
HMRC has now updated its guidance on penalties for failure to comply with the legislation of the registration of trusts which had tax liability.
Family business adviser Thomas Wainman is celebrating his place on the definitive annual list of young private client practitioners across the UK.
Wrigleys Solicitors are pleased to welcome Neil Whitaker, Donna Radcliffe and Katie Derry to its Leeds office.
We summarise proposed changes to the law on Wills (designed to encourage more people to make Wills) and the implications for lawyers and clients.
Thomas Wainman considers 'employee ownership' as an option for family businesses plus the usual mix of news, insights and perspectives.
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 new ‘Residence Nil Rate Band’ aims to put more family homes beyond the reach of inheritance tax.
The latest family business news, insights, perspectives and more besides.
Amy Youngman considers what happens to joint accounts after someone loses mental capacity or dies
A roundtable discussion amongst private client experts from Florida, Texas and New York - plus the European jurisdictions of the UK, Portugal & Malta.
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.
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.
From 1 February 2016, all private residential landlords will have to check that new tenants have the right to be in the UK.
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.
Landowners should take note. The Bill is not intended to introduce new law but there is a new offence that landowners should be aware of.
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.
Wrigleys Court of Protection team are celebrating an entry in the prestigious legal industry rankings in the first year of applying.
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.
A group of our staff cycled 40 miles across the Yorkshire hills, between the Sheffield and Leeds offices to raise money for the Alzheimer's Society.
Wrigleys are proud to join the Office of the Public Guardian's new panel of Deputies.
Albany Pumps, an international business based in Gloucestershire and with a site in Yorkshire is celebrating becoming employee owned.
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.
As we now have some certainty on how trusts will be taxed, a new approach to structuring Wills can be applied.
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?
In the advisory community there has been concern in relation to HMRC's new DOTAS (disclosure of tax avoidance schemes) proposals.
We are delighted to share the news that Matthew Wrigley received the Presidents' Award at the Yorkshire Legal Awards.
The BMA Patient Information Special Award for Mental Capacity Resource went to a Headway advice booklet co-written by Wrigleys solicitor Ian Potter.
There have recently been changes to the intestacy laws in England & Wales.
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.
Wrigleys are delighted to be added to the NAT's specialist solicitor list.
The Government has announced a plan to help improve the public understanding of Lasting Powers of Attorney.
A new Code that came into force on 1 April 2014, has been introduced to help protect members of the public seeking advice on a Will.
This article highlights ways to arrange your affairs to ensure the money you want to benefit your child can do so in the most effective way possible.
Angus Hunter Smart of Wrigleys reviews new rules affecting how debts can be deducted for IHT - unwelcome news for many farmers and landowners.