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28 August 2019

New Paralegal joining our Court of Protection team

2019-08-28T09:26:01+01:00 August 28th 2019|Latest News|

We are pleased to announce the recruitment of Alex Bajelany, who joins us as a new full time paralegal on 2nd September 2019. Alex has previously worked at Stephensons Solicitors in Wigan. We were inundated with applications for the position of paralegal to assist Court of Protection and Mental Health teams. Many thanks to all [...]

3 July 2019

Vacancies with odonnells solicitors

2019-07-03T15:17:41+01:00 July 3rd 2019|Latest News|

Vacancies with odonnells solicitors, Preston for paralegals to support Court of Protection and Mental Health teams We are recruiting additional paralegals, to support our mental health and Court of Protection teams, both at introductory, and more advanced levels. We will consider candidates looking for full-time and part-time positions. For candidates who already have a law [...]

29 October 2018

Vacancies with odonnells solicitors, Preston for paralegals to support Court of Protection and Mental Health teams

2018-10-29T08:59:23+01:00 October 29th 2018|Latest News|

We are recruiting additional paralegals, to support our mental health and Court of Protection teams, both at introductory, and more advanced levels. We will consider candidates looking for full-time and part-time positions. For candidates who already have a law degree, and some experience of working in a solicitor’s office, there is an opportunity to progress [...]

24 July 2018

Change in the Law to enable “no fault” divorce finally on the horizon?

2018-07-24T12:20:13+01:00 July 24th 2018|Latest News|

At present, unless a couple have lived apart for at least two years, the only option to commence divorce proceedings is for one person to accuse the other of adultery or “unreasonable behaviour”. Many family lawyers, including members of the specialist organisation “Resolution” have been calling for a change to current law, to avoid the [...]

9 July 2018

20 Years Celebration

2018-07-09T16:31:01+01:00 July 9th 2018|Latest News|

Our two directors, Philippa Curran and Jane Gale both started working at odonnells on the same day in July 1998. Staff helped them celebrate their 20 year anniversary, with a meal at Angelos restaurant, on the evening of Friday 6th July 2018. Following the retirement of John O’Donnell, at the end of 2016, Jane and [...]

17 April 2018

Lexcel audit passed again

2018-04-19T15:36:45+01:00 April 17th 2018|Latest News|

We reported in April 2017, that we had been awarded the Lexcel accreditation for a further period of 3 years. To retain accreditation, firms must pass an audit each year. We are delighted to have passed this year’s audit. The lexcel assessor commended us on a number of areas of good practice. This was also [...]

10 April 2018

We are pleased to confirm the recruitment of two additional solicitors. 

2018-04-10T14:06:53+01:00 April 10th 2018|Latest News|

Richard Copson, (previously of Slater & Gordon), joined our Court of Protection team on 5th March 2018. Richard qualified as a solicitor in 1997, and became a partner at Pannone solicitors, Manchester in December 2009. He has extensive experience of dealing with Court of Protection and community care work. Ruth Sagar joined our Mental Health [...]