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Leeds: 0113 244 6100

Sheffield: 0114 267 5588


Elizabeth Wilson


Telephone: 0113 204 5721

Office: Leeds


  • Property
  • Schools
  • Charities & Social Economy

Position: Partner

Areas of practice:

Elizabeth deals with all aspects of property work specialising in commercial and charity property.

Particular specialisms include:

Academy Schools - Advising schools on the property aspects of conversion and on-going advice related to Academy status.

Charity Property - Work covers advice to charities, social enterprises and other voluntary, community and faith organisations.

Co-housing and Community-led housing - Wrigleys are specialists in structuring and financing all forms of co-housing as well as other community-led projects from pubs to railways.

Ecclesiastical Law - Advising a diocesan board of finance on property matters. In addition, Elizabeth's Ecclesiastical Law practice includes advising parochial church councils, other church-related bodies in several Anglican dioceses, Catholic religious Orders and other faith groups.

Railway Property - Leading a team who act for several major Train Operating Companies dealing with all property aspects relating to commercial railway premises including acquisitions, disposals, letting and development.


Wrigleys ‘proactive’ Education group is led by ‘excellent negotiator’ Elizabeth Wilson and the ‘outstanding’ Chris Billington, and is noted for its ‘overall excellent service’.  (Legal 500)

"Elizabeth Wilson has ‘exceptional knowledge’ of the legal framework surrounding the rail industry." (Legal 500)

Professional memberships:

  • Committee member - Ecclesiastical Law Society
  • Member of the Charities' Property Association and Charity Law Association
  • Chair of the Trustees for "Tariro - Hope for Youth in Zimbabwe"

12 Dec 2018

Enfranchisement reform - implications for community-led housing

We look at the impact of proposed changes to enfranchisement law – community-led housing (CLH) groups should respond before 7 January 2019.

30 Nov 2018

Will a refusal to offer a trial period make a redundancy dismissal unfair?

Yes, the refusal of a contractual right to a four week trial period in an alternative role is very likely to lead to an unfair dismissal (EAT).

30 Nov 2018

Can an employee be dismissed for incapability if their contract provides long-term disability benefits?

Incapability dismissal may be unfair and discriminatory if employee is contractually entitled to income when incapacitated by permanent disability.