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Leeds: 0113 244 6100

Sheffield: 0114 267 5588

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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

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

Natalie Johnson View Biography

Natalie Johnson

Solicitor
Leeds

Tim Wrigley View Biography

Tim Wrigley

Partner
Leeds

Alexandra Slater View Biography

Alexandra Slater

Solicitor
Leeds

Moving closer towards 21st century pensions trusteeship

The Pensions Regulator is proposing clarity on its powers to impose financial penalties on trustees. The outcome may mean an increase in fines.

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Professional Trustees - a chimera of the pensions world?

The Pensions Regulator consults on a definition of 'professional trustee' as we face an increasing drive towards '21st century trusteeship'.

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Charity trustees criticised for selling property too cheaply

Charity Commission finds ‘basic and serious mismanagement’ by the trustees in selling land for £15m less than it was worth.

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Charity Tax Group Regional Meeting

Date: 04 May 2017

Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, The Light, Leeds

Speaker: CTG’s Chairman and Technical Adviser

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Through the Maze - June 2017

Date: 06 Jun 2017

Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton, Leeds

Speaker: Various

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Employment Law Update for Charities 2017

Date: 15 Jun 2017

Venue: Hilton Leeds City

Speaker: Guest Speaker: David D'Souza, CIPD, Head of London

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