Dr John McMullen

John McMullen is visiting professor of Durham University and is the director of employment law at Wrigleys Solicitors. As well as lecturing widely, John writes on the subject and his publications include the leading work on the transfer of undertakings, business transfers and employee rights. He has also contributed regularly to legal journals such as Industrial Law Journal and Cambridge Law Journal, and to human resources journals such as Personnel Today and People Management.

John is an internationally recognised expert on the transfer of undertakings and the Acquired Rights Directive, and has been involved in some of the largest transactions and cases involving the transfer of undertakings in recent years. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and a Fellow of the Society for Advanced Legal Studies. In May 2004 John was appointed as a member of the Council of the Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service.