Welcome to our new Director and Head of Property – Claire Egerton

O’Donnell Solicitors are pleased to kick start the new year with the announcement of the appointment of top Property lawyer Claire Egerton. With a city firm background, Claire has joined the firm to head up the firms Residential Property Department.

Claire is renowned through the real estate industry both regionally and nationally as a property expert with particular emphasis on residential, new build and real estate finance. Claire has an excellent reputation for client relationships and is recoginsed as a leading Lawyer in Property. Claire is also well known in the new-build development sector and is a preferred Panel Solicitor for several of the major National Housebuilders.

Director and head of the firms Commercial/Corporate and Commercial Property Team, James O’Donnell has said about Claire’s appointment:

‘This is another major appointment for the firm which will take us to yet another level. Claire has demonstrated her tenacity in her field. Claire is a formidable Property Lawyer. She brings with her vast experience in handling volume new build acquisition work including initial site acquisition and thereafter handling volume plot sales/purchases as well as general real estate transactional and commercial agreement work.  Claire will head up our already thriving Property department. Claire’s appointment is another example of local talent coming away from the larger firms to work with the team here at O’Donnell Solicitors. There is no doubt that this is another significant milestone in the continued growth of the firm. Claire meets all of the criteria that we as a firm look for in a candidate both in terms of her knowledge and legal ability but also importantly her personality. We welcome Claire to the team and look forward to another great year for O’Donnell Solicitors through 2018’.

Claire has been looking forward to joining the firm and notes that, there is a great team in place with a good ethos for getting the job done. Claire has commented that O’Donnell Solicitors are thriving in all sectors and she looks forward to being part of that continued growth and success.

Claire lives locally with her three young children and husband. Claire is also a member of the local amdram Group MAODS and frequently features in Local Shows.

Claire will be based at the firm’s head office at Appleby’s Business Centre, Grasscroft, Saddleworth, Ol4 4HH and can be contacted on [email protected] or 01457 761320.