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thepartners@wrigleys.co.uk

Leeds: 0113 244 6100

Sheffield: 0114 267 5588

FOLLOW WRIGLEYS:

Robert Sowerby

Email: robert.sowerby@wrigleys.co.uk

Telephone: 0113 204 1115

Office: Leeds

Position: Solicitor

Areas of practice:

Robert deals with a variety of property matters including acquisitions and disposals, landlord and tenant work, complex title investigation, land registration and asset management matters such as licences, wayleaves and easements.  Particular areas of specialism include charity property, ecclesiastical property and school property.  Robert acts for a wide range of clients including Church of England dioceses, single and multi-academy trusts, charities, landed estates and individuals.

Professional memberships:

Robert is a Dementia Friend and a member of the Ecclesiastical Law Society.

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.