We are delighted to announce that Megan Shaw has qualified as a solicitor, following the completion of her period with us as a trainee solicitor. Megan will be working in our Court of Protection team dealing with welfare matters, brought under the Mental Capacity Act 2005. We are very proud of her achievement and to [...]
We are delighted to confirm that we have been awarded Lexcel accreditation for a period of three years. This recognises our excellence in legal practice management and client care, following an audit conducted in February. We were commended for a number of areas of good practice which sets us apart from others in the field [...]
JOHN O’DONNELL RETIRES AS A DIRECTOR – BUT IT’S STILL “BUSINESS AS USUAL”. Many of you will already have heard of John’s retirement as a director of odonnells solicitors at the end of December 2016. We wish to reassure those who have come to rely on his expertise, that this does not mean that John has [...]
Many congratulations to Philippa Curran on being named the LAPG Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year for mental health!
We are thrilled that our partner and head of Court of Protection was announced as the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year in the mental health category on Thursday night. At an event hosted by the Legal Aid Practitioners Group, Philippa was presented with her award by Doreen Lawrence, Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon, OBE, and interviewed [...]
An article has been published on the Lancashire Business Review site giving more information about Lucy Gorst and Kirsty Nickson who have recently joined the firm. To read the article follow this link: Lancashire Business Review
Our congratulations to Jenna-Louise Bury, who has now completed her training contract with us, qualifying as a solicitor in the private client department on 1 June 2015. We also wish to welcome to the firm Mrs Melanie Weeks, solicitor, who will be assisting in the private client and Court of Protection departments, working alongside Philippa [...]
This week (11-17 May 2015) is the Mental Health Foundation's Mental Health Awareness week (#mhaw15). More information can be found at their website, with this year's theme being mindfulness, which is particularly effective to reduce stress and combat symptoms of depression. With benefits for many of life's situations, give it a go and Be Mindful.
Our new site has now been available for a week, during which we have been able to make changes to enhance and improve the site. We are always happy to receive any feedback or questions via our contact form. Enjoy!
We are delighted to now launch our new website to give a range of information about our services and the areas of law in which we practice. We very much hope you will enjoy browsing the site and all feedback will be very gratefully received. We would also like to express our thanks to Amy, [...]