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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:

 

Direct employment of carers: Managing the risks

Austin Thornton discusses regulation and risk management in the direct employment of care staff focussing on CQC registration and insurance problems.

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The Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard: what is it and how will it affect you?

As from April 2018 the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) could prevent landlords from letting properties with low EPC ratings.

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Professional trustee; an update

The Pension Regulator sets out its revised description of a 'professional trustee.

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Schools Breakfast Club - Changing the rules: gender issues and pupil policies - 16th January 2018

Date: 16 Jan 2018

Venue: Wrigleys Solicitors, 19 Cookridge Street, Leeds

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Employment Breakfast Briefing - 6 February 2018

Date: 06 Feb 2018

Venue: Radisson Blu, Leeds

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Religious life:

Date: 21 Feb 2018

Venue: Wheeler Hall, Leeds Cathedral, St Anne's Street, Leeds

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