Commercial Legal Services

O’Donnell Solicitors provides expert commercial legal advice to businesses and private individuals, rivalling the advice provided by city firms. A wealth of experience enables O’Donnell Solicitors to advise holistically on all aspects of your case, providing you and your business with the very best advice to enable sound commercial decisions to be made.

If you would like to speak to someone in our Commercial Department, please contact our Office on 01457 761 320 or email James O’Donnell, Director and head of our Commercial Department at [email protected]

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  • Cohabitation is on the rise but are you protected?

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    The Office for National Statistics in its families and household statistical bulletin has shown that the fastest growing family type are those in a cohabiting relationship.  The bulletin also explains that unmarried parties in a cohabiting relationship is the second largest family type behind married or civil partnership couples. The law in relation to the… Read More

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  • O’Donnell Solicitors Guide to Inheritance Tax Planning


    Demystifying Inheritance Tax Inheritance tax is a concern for many people in our local area with house prices often increasing the value of estates above the Inheritance Tax threshold. Understanding your potential inheritance tax liability and undertaking good planning at an early stage is vital. The general allowance (known as the nil rate band) for… Read More

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  • Divorce Solicitor in Cheshire, Greater Manchester and throughout the UK

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    It is important when you instruct a new solicitor for your divorce that you know of their credentials.  Anthony Jones in our Family Department has a wealth of experience in dealing with clients nationally and internationally.  He was a Divorce Lawyer in Cheshire for many years so knows the areas of Wilmslow, Alderley Edge, Prestbury,… Read More

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  • Abolition of Employment Law fees – Access to justice or ‘opening the floodgates’?


    In 2013 the Government introduced fees for Employment Tribunals, resulting in potential costs of up to £1200.00 in fees for an employee at what could be one of the most financially difficult times for them. The reason behind this has been questioned since its introduction as it painted quite an unsavoury image and indeed, arguably,… Read More

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