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27February 2018

New Paralegal Joins Us

February 27th 2018|Latest News|

Further to us advertising a position for a paralegal, to assist our mental health and Court of Protection teams in December, we are pleased to confirm that the position has now been filled. Gabrielle Chapman commenced work at odonnells on 19th February, currently assisting in the Court of Protection team. Gabrielle completed the legal practice […]

17January 2018


January 17th 2018|Latest News|

An opportunity has arisen for a MH Panel member to join our tribunal team.

The successful candidate will understand the importance of providing a supportive and understanding experience for our clients, of being part of a team, will be an accredited member of the Law Society Mental Health panel and have:-

a full driving licence and access […]

18December 2017

Job Advert

December 18th 2017|Latest News|

As our Mental Health and Court of Protection teams continue to expand, a position has arisen for a full time paralegal to assist both departments. The successful candidate will ideally have a law degree, and some experience of working in a solicitor’s office. Extensive training will be provided, at a pace to suit you and […]

8November 2017

New solicitor joins us

November 8th 2017|Latest News|

Further to us advertising positions in our mental health and court of protection teams, we are pleased to confirm that Gareth Miller joined the firm on 23rd October 2017. Gareth will be supporting both the mental health and court of protection teams. He qualified as a solicitor in 2008 and has previously worked as a […]

11August 2017

PA/Admin assistant

August 11th 2017|Latest News|

Further to us advertising a position for a PA/Admin assistant on 5th July, we are pleased to confirm that the position has been filled. We were inundated with applications and are grateful to all those people who took the time to submit their CV to us.

5July 2017

Opportunity in our mental health tribunal team

July 5th 2017|Latest News|

A position has arisen for a PA/admin assistant to work full time in our busy mental health tribunal team.

The job will involve supporting the lawyers in the department, by managing their diaries, typing up correspondence and documentation, dealing with telephone calls, and greeting clients who call into reception.

Experience of working in a solicitors’ office and/or […]

23May 2016

Legal Aid of the Year Awards

May 23rd 2016|Latest News|

We are delighted that Philippa Curran has been named as a finalist in the mental health category for the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards. The winner will be announced on 7 July 2016. Keeping our fingers crossed!

26April 2016

Lexcel Success

April 26th 2016|Latest News|

Preston mental health law specialists, odonnells solicitors, have successfully passed the reassessment to retain the Lexcel quality mark. Designed specifically for the legal sector, Lexcel is a rigorous independent assessment of a firm supplying legal services which covers management, business planning, file review, training and supervision. Lexcel accreditation provides the public with a powerful tool […]

14March 2016

Welcome Tracey

March 14th 2016|Latest News|

We are delighted to welcome Tracey Rimmer to our MHT team. Tracey bring essential qualities of maturity and experience in addition to a deep practical knowledge of the Mental Health Act to our busy tribunal department.

Many former patients and mental health professionals will know Tracey from the 18 years she spent with the NHS in […]

14January 2016

Welcome Lucy and Kirsty

January 14th 2016|Latest News|

We are delighted to welcome Lucy Gorst and Kirsty Nickson to our growing Court of Protection team. Lucy joined us in November and Kirsty in January to provide very valuable assistance to Philippa Curran and Ruth Muncaster in relation to Court of Protection welfare and financial matters.