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thepartners@wrigleys.co.uk

Leeds: 0113 244 6100

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FOLLOW WRIGLEYS:

Jonathan Attey

Email: jonathan.attey@wrigleys.co.uk

Telephone: 0113 204 5738

Office: Leeds

Department: Property and Agriculture

Position: Partner

Areas of practice:

Jonathan qualified as a solicitor in 2000 and deals in all aspects of property work for rural clients including the sale and purchase of farms and estates, agricultural tenancies, farming partnerships, residential and commercial tenancies, sporting rights, minerals and general property management work. He is involved in a wide range of diversification projects including biogas and other renewables schemes.

Jonathan is one of the few specialist practitioners in the Country routinely acting for grouse moor owners and operators.

Jonathan provides commercially sensible advice and his involvement with running a small farm gives him an immediate practical grasp of Agri-Environmental schemes and wider aspects of agricultural businesses.

The Legal 500 states that Jonathan is "well respected" in agricultural and estates work.

Testimonials:

"Jonathan Attey is obviously really experienced and helpful. I have no hesitation recommending him because he is first-class." (Chambers and Partners)

"very knowledgeable and practical" and "thinks out of the box" (Legal 500)

"has an excellent reputation and acts for some high-profile clients" and "you couldn't ask for a better fellow to work with."" (Chambers and Partners)

"efficient and practical" (Legal 500)

 

Professional memberships:

  • Agricultural Law Association
  • Country Land and Business Association
  • Yorkshire Agricultural Society.

12 Dec 2018

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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.