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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

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Dr John McMullen

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Leeds

Meet the team

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Chris Billington

Partner
Leeds

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Rebecca Cooke

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Leeds

Dr John McMullen View Biography

Dr John McMullen

Partner
Leeds

Alien Invasion: Japanese Knotweed

This article considers the risks of allowing japanese knotweed to spread on your land and the steps which a landowner can take.

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When do Academy Trusts Need a Trading Subsidiary?

What circumstances mean an academy trust may need to set up a subsidiary company to carry out trading activity, in order to comply with charity law.

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Education In The North: Behind The Headlines

We take a look at the evidence provided to the House of Commons Education Select Committee on 'Educating The North'

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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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27th Annual Charity Governance Seminar

Date: 18 Oct 2018

Venue: Hilton Leeds City

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