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Wrigleys' specialist team of education law experts

Wrigleys is deeply committed to the education sector and advise hundreds of schools, colleges, academies and other education institutions.

Our team are experts in education law with years of experience. All our clients have a dedicated partner responsible for their work, so that we can get to know your unique needs and build a strong, lasting partnership.  We strive to offer clients a personalised service, where work is delivered on time and is of the highest quality.

Our education team includes school governors, trustees and a former head of faculty at a large secondary school, meaning we have a personal as well as professional interest and experience in the sector. 

We understand the challenges faced in today's ever-changing policy environment.  We contribute to development of sector policy, including providing feedback to the DfE on the academy programme policy, speak regularly at education conferences, contribute to a range of publications and support key sector events.

"Wrigleys Solicitors have a strong understanding of our aims, objectives and mission and work thoroughly to help us achieve those in our transactions."

Chambers and Partners 2020


"Wrigleys has a depth of experience in dealing with the closure of Church of England schools. Being an experienced charity law practice, it is able to draw on the experience of other departments to get the job done".

"The team has real strength in depth in all aspects of education law".

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Chris Billington

Direct Line: 0113 204 5734

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Leeds

Meet the team

05 Jun 2020

School's construction contract void for lack of capacity

We look at a recent case which has provided helpful clarity in relation to a school’s capacity to enter contracts.

05 Jun 2020

The role of trade unions in schools reopening following lockdown

The history of the trade union movement evidences the impact unions have had on protecting the health, safety and welfare of staff.

03 Jun 2020

Furlough scheme changes include 10 June cut-off date for staff who have not yet been furloughed

Government outlines changes to the Job Retention Scheme to take place between July and October 2020.