Marie-Louise Hamilton has been appointed managing partner at private client and charities law firm Wrigleys Solicitors LLP. She is also the joint head of the private client team and a member of the Wrigleys’ Board.
Hamilton has been with Wrigleys for 21 years. She qualified in 1995 and joined the London private client department of law firm Alsop Wilkinson – now DLA Piper – before moving to Lawrence Graham. She provides specialist tax and estate planning advice for individuals and their families, concentrating mainly on entrepreneurial clients and those with family businesses. Hamilton is included in the 2019 Chambers High Net Worth Guide which features the world’s leading advisers in this market.
Hamilton's predecessor, Paul Nash, who will remain as a partner at Wrigleys in the property team, said: 'I am very pleased with Marie-Louise’s appointment as my successor and have great confidence in her leadership. We have been working together for the past year to ensure that the transition is a smooth one and that Wrigleys continues to provide top quality legal advice for which it has developed a national reputation.'
Hamilton said 'I am very proud to have been appointed to lead this progressive firm through the next phase of its expansion. Paul has ably led the firm’s continued growth over the last nine years and his work on the firm’s governance and succession has provided an excellent and exciting platform for the future.'
Wrigleys LLP was founded in 1996 and has more than 200 staff including 26 partners. The firm has offices in Leeds and Sheffield.