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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

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Chris Billington

Partner
Leeds

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

Consultant
Leeds

Dr John McMullen View Biography

Dr John McMullen

Partner
Leeds

Updated schools safeguarding guidance from September 2018

New statutory guidance on "Keeping Children Safe in Education" is expected to be in place for 3 September 2018.

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Avoiding religion or belief discrimination at work: new ACAS guidance

ACAS has published new guidance to assist employers in preventing workplace discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief.

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Wrigleys' prominent private client department grows with two solicitors who have a wealth of experience in the private client sector

Our newest Private Client Solicitors, Aurea Kevill and Richard Whittaker, talk Wrigleys, relocation from London and Yorkshire Wolds Way

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Employment Law Update for Charities 2018

Date: 26 Jun 2018

Venue: Hilton Leeds City, Neville Street, Leeds

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Employment Breakfast Briefing - 7 August 2018

Date: 07 Aug 2018

Venue: Radisson Blu, Leeds

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Employment Breakfast Briefing - 16 October 2018

Date: 16 Oct 2018

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