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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  • Is it too hot to be in work? – What does the law say?


    It is not often that we get hot temperatures within the UK, however when we do it can raise the question within the workplace as to whether it is too hot to be in work. Rules in relation to temperatures within the workplace are covered by the Workplace (Heath, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 which… Read More

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  • Commercial Property – How different is it to buying Residential Property?


    Commercial Conveyancing requires expert knowledge in commercial transactional work. It differs significantly from the legal Work required in residential conveyancing work. How? you may ask. Firstly, a different set of Standard Contractual terms are used Standard Commercial Property Conditions (SCPC Third Edition) which are more tailored to a commercial transaction. Furthermore, insurance risk passes at… Read More

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  • Tour of Tameside 2018 – We did it!


    Between the 14th June and the 17th June 2018 the team at O’Donnell Solicitors took what Sports Tour International describes as the ‘Ultimate Running Challenge’. James O’Donnell, Anthony Jones, Suzzanne Gardener and Claire Kinder embarked on the Tour of Tameside, a 4-day endurance running event at various venues around Tameside. They were also joined by… Read More

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  • Worker’s Rights upheld by the Supreme Court in Landmark Case


    A recent ruling in the Supreme Court has held that a self-employed plumber was in fact a worker in landmark case Pimlico Plumbers Ltd and another v Smith [2018] UKSC 29. The history of the Case Mr Smith was a self-employed plumber and heating engineer and worked for Pimlico Plumbers Ltd (‘Pimlico’) between 2005 and… Read More

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