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Specialist property law advice for schools, colleges and universities

Property law expertise spanning the education sector

Wrigleys specialist work for charities and educational establishments includes advising academies, independent schools, universities and colleges. 

The skills and empathy built up from our charity sector experience helps Wrigleys stand out from other legal firms.

We advise clients on property matters across the sector including:

  • Academy and Free schools (including the property aspects of PFI);

  • Trust schools;

  • Independent schools;

  • Further Education; and

  • Higher Education including universities and Oxbridge colleges.

Our expert team of academy advisers

For academies, we provide independent and practical legal advice spanning the conversion process and providing post-conversion support. To date, we have advised on approximately 200 academy conversion projects.

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Leeds

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22 May 2019

Update on how retirement complexes' event fees could affect community-led housing groups

An event fee is a charge made by a landlord on the occurrence of a specified event, for instance, if a tenant sells its lease.

17 May 2019

Severance payments and the academy trust: what you need to know - PART 1

An agreed exit for school staff via a settlement agreement may be trickier than you think…

16 May 2019

Succession planning for diversification projects and land with development 'hope' value

The range of options available, and the importance of acting early with professional input