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Leeds: 0113 244 6100

Sheffield: 0114 267 5588

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Wrigleys has a broad experience of advising UK universities.

 

We support pre and post 1992 universities and Oxford and Cambridge colleges.

Our services include:

  • Governance.
  • Commercial contracts.
  • Pensions law.
  • Property.
  • Student affairs.

We are particularly skilled in the interpretation and amendment of the statutes and ordinances of chartered universities.  Our advice has included revision of the University's statutes and ordinances to allow deregulation and the modernisation of material relating to staff. 

We are also well known for our employment law expertise in the sector. 

We handle high level employment disputes involving senior management team members, the professoriate and senior academics.

Our advice has also included:

  • Industrial action.
  • Legal services and governance reviews.
  • Employment tribunal representation.
  • Equality and discrimination issues.
  • TUPE transfers.

 of Dr John McMullen, Chambers & Partners commends his:

"knowledge and expertise" and acknowledges that "He is very thorough and has a no-nonsense approach"

Higher Education

Dr John McMullen View Biography

Dr John McMullen

Partner
Leeds

Meet the team

Chris Billington View Biography

Chris Billington

Partner
Leeds

Rebecca Cooke View Biography

Rebecca Cooke

Solicitor
Leeds

Dr John McMullen View Biography

Dr John McMullen

Partner
Leeds

The June Yorkshire Family Business Bulletin

This month, Thomas Wainman considers 'employee ownership' as an option for family businesses plus the usual mix of news, insights and perspectives.

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HMRC's Trust Registration Service – ACTION REQUIRED

In June 2017, HMRC Trust Registration Service is due to be launched and will require all trusts with potential UK tax liabilities to be registered.

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Beware of finance leases dressed up as operating leases

A reminder of when academies need ESFA consent.

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Schools Breakfast Club

Date: 11 Jul 2017

Venue: Wrigleys Solicitors, 19 Cookridge Street, Leeds, LS2 3AG

Speaker: Lisa Armstrong, Chartered Educational Psychologist at Evolution Psychology Ltd

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Breakfast Briefing

Date: 01 Aug 2017

Venue: Radisson Blu, Leeds

Speaker: Dr John McMullen, Partner at Wrigleys Solicitors

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Breakfast Briefing - 17th October 2017

Date: 17 Oct 2017

Venue: Radisson Blu, Leeds

Speaker: Dr John McMullen, Partner at Wrigleys Solicitors

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