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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  • 5 Tips for Successful Commercial Contract Negotiations

    After months of to-ing and fro-ing, discussion, speculation and uncertainty, the UK has been granted a further extension to Brexit negotiations and now has until the 31st October to secure a deal. Regardless of your political opinions, it would be difficult to argue that the UK’s negotiations around Brexit have been well-executed. Negotiating deals with… Read More

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  • Changes in Residential Tenancy Law – Are you Prepared?

    New legislation being brought into the private residential rental sector in England will see many landlords having to review their processes this summer. The changes to the law, being brought about under the Tenant Fees Act 2019, come into effect from 1st June 2019 and will place far more restrictions on landlords. The overarching aim… Read More

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  • Is no-fault divorce the answer?

    The breakdown of a marriage is never going to be easy for those involved but could reforming the law surrounding divorce make this process easier? Many legal professionals think that divorce law is out-of-date, particularly following the case of Owens v Owens [2018]. Owens v Owens [2018] Briefly, Mrs Owens filed a divorce petition in… Read More

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  • Can E-mails Be Legally Binding?

    Businesses and consumers tend to assume that if they haven’t signed a contract or legal document, they have not formed a legally binding agreement. However, this isn’t necessarily true. There is no requirement for an agreement to be in writing to make it binding upon the parties and even where the specifics of an agreement… Read More

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