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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.

Clients say: 

"They are very knowledgeable, helpful and easy to work with."


"They have a lot of knowledge and experience with regard to academies and they deliver consistent results."

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Chris Billington

Direct Line: 0113 204 5734

Partner
Leeds

Meet the team

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.