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Wrigleys' specialist team of education law experts

Wrigleys is deeply committed to the education sector and advise hundreds of schools, colleges, academies and other education institutions.

Our team are experts in education law with years of experience. All our clients have a dedicated partner responsible for their work, so that we can get to know your unique needs and build a strong, lasting partnership.  We strive to offer clients a personalised service, where work is delivered on time and is of the highest quality.

Our education team includes school governors, trustees and a former head of faculty at a large secondary school, meaning we have a personal as well as professional interest and experience in the sector. 

We understand the challenges faced in today's ever-changing policy environment.  We contribute to development of sector policy, including providing feedback to the DfE on the academy programme policy, speak regularly at education conferences, contribute to a range of publications and support key sector events.

They ensure that clients are made fully aware of all legal options and risks facing them, and provide excellent advice on the best way to proceed.’

Chambers and Partners (2022)


‘Wrigleys have a diverse and knowledgeable team that covers all areas of law pertinent for education and therefore acts as a ‘one-stop’ shop. The team is also proactive with their advice, often thinking several steps ahead to prevent future issues. Finally, Wrigleys provide value for money and a flexible billing approach.’

Legal 500 (2022)

 

 

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Chris Billington

Direct Line: 0113 204 5734

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Leeds

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25 May 2022

Was an employee automatically unfairly dismissed for refusing to work during Covid-19 lockdown?

EAT: employee did not reasonably believe in serious and imminent danger at work and so was not automatically unfairly dismissed.

24 May 2022

Extension on the ban on exclusivity clauses announced

Move follows consultation which ran between December 2020 and February 2021.

17 May 2022

ONS statistics indicate some cases of “long Covid” will be a disability

ONS estimates that “long Covid” symptoms have adversely affected the day-to-day activities of 1.2 million people in the UK.