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Elizabeth Wilson

Email: elizabeth.wilson@wrigleys.co.uk

Telephone: 0113 204 5721

Office: Leeds

Departments:

  • Property
  • Charities & Social Economy

Position: Partner

Areas of practice:

Elizabeth specialises in commercial and charity property. 

Particular specialisms include:

Charity Property – Elizabeth heads the charity property team and advises charities, social enterprises and other voluntary, community and faith organisations, in particular:

  • Faith – Elizabeth has a particular interest in ecclesiastical law and advises Anglican and Roman Catholic Dioceses, Cathedrals, Religious Orders, Independent Churches, PCCs and other faith based charities including faith schools.
  • Community-led housing – Elizabeth advises on the property aspects of community led housing where she acts for co-housing groups, community land trusts and cooperatives, together with other community-led projects from museums to town halls.
  • Education – Elizabeth advises schools on the property aspects of conversion and on-going advice related to Academy status.

Railway Property – Elizabeth leads a team who act for several major Train Operating Companies dealing with all property aspects relating to railway premises including station and depot leasing, acquisitions, disposals, station lettings and development projects.

Testimonials:

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)

'Knowledgeable, realistic and approachable' practice head Elizabeth Wilson 'leads by example' and leverages her 'wealth of knowledge and experience in the complex rail environment' (The Legal 500)

Professional memberships:

  • Member of the Charities' Property Association, Charity Law Association and the Ecclesiastical Law Society

Trusteeships:

  • Chair of the Ecclesiastical Law Society
  • Chair of the charity, Tariro - Hope for Youth in Zimbabwe

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