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Leeds: 0113 244 6100

Sheffield: 0114 267 5588

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Wrigleys' 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; and
  • Student affairs.

What advice does Wrigleys have for higher education institutions?

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 higher education 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; and
  • TUPE transfers.

For further information, please feel free to contact us.

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Chris Billington

Direct Line: 0113 204 5734

Partner
Leeds

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