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

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  • New Director Appointed as O’Donnell Continues its Expansion Plans!

    Jill Waddington has been appointed as a Director and Head of the Private Client department at Saddleworth based O’Donnell Solicitors. Jill, who joined O’Donnell Solicitors in 2021, has over 20 years of experience in handling private client work and has previously been named in the Legal 500 as a specialist in this area of law…. Read More

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  • Tackling Probate – When Should I Consult a Solicitor?

    It isn’t uncommon for a family member to act as executor to a will and handle the process known as ‘probate’. However, the complex nature of dealing with probate, nor the full extent of legal responsibility, are always fully appreciated by those that take on the role… Executors of an estate are legally responsible for… Read More

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  • An Introduction to Alternative Dispute Resolution

    Disputes can be disruptive to any business, taking up valuable time and resources. Depending on the nature of the dispute, reputational damage could also be caused. It is therefore in the interests of business owners to tackle any dispute swiftly. The first step is to try and resolve the dispute directly and amicably between the… Read More

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  • MEES Regulations for Commercial Property – The Countdown is on

    As part of the government’s drive towards net zero by 2040, the next stage of minimum energy efficiency standard (MEES) is set to come into force in a year’s time – in April 2023. The new regulations will extend the existing requirement for a minimum rating of EPC E for new tenancies of commercial property… Read More

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