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Dr John McMullen

Email: john.mcmullen@wrigleys.co.uk

Telephone: 0113 204 5706

Office: Leeds

Department: Charities & Social Economy

Position: Partner

Dr John McMullen

Areas of practice:

John has over 25 years experience in employment law and is noted as being a strategic thinker and leader in his field as well as being a practical hands-on lawyer. 

He is one of the leading lawyers in the UK with a national and international reputation. 

John is regarded as the leading expert in the UK on Transfer of Undertakings and he also has an international reputation in that field. 

He is variously described as the "TUPE guru", the "king of TUPE" and "Mr TUPE".  As well as being a writer and commentator on transfers, he advises the public, private and third sectors on the subject.  This includes wide experience in mergers and acquisitions, outsourcing, franchising and complex restructuring. 

He has extensive expertise in all areas of employment law including redundancies and restructuring, information and consultation, discrimination and high level executive termination of employment. 

An all round employment law adviser, he is an editor of Harvey on Industrial Relations and Employment Law, the practitioner's "bible". 

Testimonials:

"His knowledge of TUPE is second to none. He is always up to date and has the ability to break down the most complicated question and answer it accurately and succinctly." (Chambers & Partners)

"Field leader in TUPE" (Legal 500)

Professional memberships:

  • Visiting Professor of Law, Durham University
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts
  • Fellow of the Society for Advanced Legal Studies
  • Executive Committee Member, Industrial Law Society
  • Member, Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member, European Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member, International Bar Association

Publications:

 

Strong and stable: ignore the spin, the substance still matters

Strong and stable might no longer be a fashionable phrase, but that's exactly what good governance of academy trusts is all about.

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Modern slavery statements and the academy trust

With victims of modern slavery in England likely to number over 10,000, we consider supply chain transparency requirements for academy trusts.

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Community-led housing: Lancaster gathering

Interested in community-led housing? Join us on Saturday 4 November at the Friend's Meeting House in Lancaster.

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Breakfast Briefing - 17 October

Date: 17 Oct 2017

Venue: Radisson Blu, Leeds

Speaker: Dr John McMullen, Partner at Wrigleys Solicitors

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Annual Charity Governance Seminar 2017

Date: 19 Oct 2017

Venue: Hilton City Leeds

Speaker: Sarah Atkinson , Julia Unwin CBE

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Philanthropy Impact - The role of professional advisers, philanthropists...

Date: 07 Nov 2017

Venue:

Speaker: Fran Hegyi, Executive Director, Hull UK City of Culture 2017; Andrew Dixon, Director, Culture Creativity Place, Bid adviser Leeds 2023; Other speakers TBC

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