Angus Hunter Smart > Wrigleys Solicitors LLP > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Wrigleys Solicitors LLP
3rd Floor
3 Wellington Place

Living Wage

Work Department

Personal tax, trusts and probate




Angus’s focus is on succession planning, tax planning and long-term asset protection for farming and landowning clients, with a particular focus on maximising business and agricultural property relief. He also advises on the tax implications of owning heritage property and is often involved with complex reorganisations of trusts and tax-efficient partitions of landed estates between family members.

Within this work, Angus covers a wide variety of matters including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, partnership agreements and capital tax planning in all its forms.

Angus gained an MA in French and History at the University of Edinburgh. He studied law at the Oxford Institute of Legal Practice and qualified as a solicitor in 2005.

Angus joined Wrigleys as an assistant from Forsters (London) in 2009, and was made a partner in 2013.


Angus is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), the Country Land and Business Association and the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust.

He also sits on the Country Land and Business Association’s national tax committee.

Angus is a recently retired trustee of the York Minster Fund and the Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trust and now assists the Ripon Cathedral Development Trust with their patrons scheme.

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Private client > Agriculture and estates

Jonathan Attey heads the agriculture and rural property team at Wrigleys Solicitors LLP. The team’s workload consists predominantly of advising on the buying and selling of farms, estates and sporting properties. Emma Ridge is a key contact for many well-established property clients. More specifically, the team advises on complex matters of diversification; from development sales, to renewable energy, minerals, office developments and wider investment property. The practice also advises on the cases relating to the Environmental Bill and the Agricultural Act. Key team members include ‘expert in his field’ Angus Hunter Smart and more recent recruit Will Foley.