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Leeds: 0113 244 6100

Sheffield: 0114 267 5588

FOLLOW WRIGLEYS:

Once schools have converted to academies our service doesn’t stop. At Wrigleys we aim to provide a smooth transition by helping with the day to day legal activities of the academy.

 

We strive to provide a long term relationship with all our academies so we can offer continuous legal support and advice after the conversion process.

Bundle Packages

A range of discounted bundle packages are available to help you budget for your legal spend at a level that suits your school. The bundles start from as little as £80 per month

Please contact us for further information and to discuss your requirements.

Education Response

Bundle packages include an employment law and HR subscription service that provides a helpline service and online document library on arange of plan options.

Please click here for further details.

Wrigleys Education Response

Areas of Legal Support

The list of areas that we cover includes:

  • Charity and School Governance
    • Appointment and removal of Trustees, Governors and Members
    • Companies Acts compliance, including Company Secretary requirements
    • Dealing with Regulators
    • School reorganisation
    • Academy conversion and post conversion support
  • Employment and HR
    • Collaborative and partnership working
    • Lotteries, gaming and other fundraising
    • Grant agreements
    • Teaching Schools
    • Trading companies
    • SLAs
  • Property
    • Acquisitions or disposals of land and buildings
    • Leases, shared use and user agreements
    • BSF, PFI
    • Charity law and Academy Funding Agreement compliance issues
  • Education and Safeguarding
    • Admissions, exclusions and appeals
    • Special educational needs
    • Safeguarding
    • Health & Safety and Risk Management
    • Freedom of Information and Data Protection
    • Claims against the school including personal injury or failure to educate

 

"It is not just a transaction to Wrigleys; their strength is in the after-care"

- Business Manager from a South Yorkshire Academy

Post-conversion Legal Support

Chris Billington View Biography

Chris Billington

Partner
Leeds

Elizabeth Wilson View Biography

Elizabeth Wilson

Partner
Leeds

Tim Wrigley View Biography

Tim Wrigley

Partner
Leeds

Meet the team

Chris Billington View Biography

Chris Billington

Partner
Leeds

Elizabeth Wilson View Biography

Elizabeth Wilson

Partner
Leeds

Emma Ridge View Biography

Emma Ridge

Solicitor
Leeds

Laura Moss View Biography

Laura Moss

Solicitor
Leeds

Natalie Johnson View Biography

Natalie Johnson

Solicitor
Leeds

Tim Wrigley View Biography

Tim Wrigley

Partner
Leeds

Alexandra Slater View Biography

Alexandra Slater

Solicitor
Leeds

Strong and stable: ignore the spin, the substance still matters

Strong and stable might no longer be a fashionable phrase, but that's exactly what good governance of academy trusts is all about.

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Modern slavery statements and the academy trust

With victims of modern slavery in England likely to number over 10,000, we consider supply chain transparency requirements for academy trusts.

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Community-led housing: Lancaster gathering

Interested in community-led housing? Join us on Saturday 4 November at the Friend's Meeting House in Lancaster.

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Breakfast Briefing - 17 October

Date: 17 Oct 2017

Venue: Radisson Blu, Leeds

Speaker: Dr John McMullen, Partner at Wrigleys Solicitors

Further information

Annual Charity Governance Seminar 2017

Date: 19 Oct 2017

Venue: Hilton City Leeds

Speaker: Sarah Atkinson , Julia Unwin CBE

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Philanthropy Impact - The role of professional advisers, philanthropists...

Date: 07 Nov 2017

Venue:

Speaker: Fran Hegyi, Executive Director, Hull UK City of Culture 2017; Andrew Dixon, Director, Culture Creativity Place, Bid adviser Leeds 2023; Other speakers TBC

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