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29 September 2021

Job Vacancy – Court of Protection (welfare) Solicitor

2021-11-24T10:56:56+00:00September 29th 2021|Latest News|

Odonnells Solicitors is a small firm in Preston, Lancashire, specialising in mental health, Court of Protection welfare work and community care. We hold legal aid contracts in mental health and community care categories. We have a strong reputation in these areas, having been involved in reported cases in the Court of Protection, particularly in relation [...]

30 October 2020

Happy retirement, Jane!

2020-10-30T09:21:21+00:00October 30th 2020|Latest News|

Happy retirement, Jane! Our family law solicitor and director, Jane Gale has now retired from our practice and the legal profession, in order to enjoy her well-earned retirement. While we are very sorry to see Jane go, we wish her every happiness for her future adventures. Odonnells Solicitors is now led by Philippa Curran as [...]

18 March 2020


2020-03-18T16:53:01+00:00March 18th 2020|Latest News|

As you will be aware, due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the government has now issued guidance regarding social distancing with which we are seeking to comply. Remote working is in place and we are currently maintaining an office presence. Until the government guidance changes, this will remain the case. We would like to reassure [...]

15 January 2020

Congratulations, Megan Shaw

2020-01-15T09:12:26+00:00January 15th 2020|Latest News|

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 [...]

9 July 2018

20 Years Celebration

2018-07-09T16:31:01+01:00July 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+01:00April 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 [...]

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