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Alacoque Marvin


Telephone: 0113 244 6100

Office: Leeds

Position: Partner

Areas of practice:

Alacoque qualified as a solicitor in 2015 and is an employment lawyer working within the charities and social economy team at Wrigleys. She retrained as a solicitor after a first career as a teacher and Faculty Leader in an outstanding secondary school and has considerable experience of the realities of managing staff and resources within the education and public sectors.

She specialises in working with clients on all aspects of employment law, including advising on policies and procedures, employment contracts, settlement agreements and the defence of tribunal claims. Alacoque also advises on redundancy and restructure projects and on TUPE transfers, including the requirements of collective consultation.

Alacoque has written the following articles:

Letter headed without prejudice and offering settlement agreement was a dismissal letter     What should academy trusts consider before making a settlement offer to school staff

Can a failure to provide rest breaks under Working Time Regulations lead to personal injury damages?



"Alacoque Marvin is our main contact and is phenomenal in her approach to working with us. She helps us to understand any impact we may not have considered." (Legal 500)

"Alacoque is a very experienced, knowledgeable and personable legal professional who offers timely and comprehensive advice that is sector and context-specific." (Chambers and Partners)

"She is an outstanding lawyer in her field" (Chambers and Partners)


Professional memberships:

Employment Law Association
Alacoque is a Dementia Friend





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