Corporate lawyer Craig Geraghty joins O'Connors

Award-winning Liverpool and London-based lawyers and business advisers, O’Connors Legal Services Limited, has appointed corporate lawyer Craig Geraghty as an Associate.

Craig joins from the Jersey office of global law firm Bedell Cristin where he handled a wide range of high value off-shore M&A and private equity transactions, as well as business reorganisations, restructures, joint ventures, corporate governance and regulatory work. Prior to that, Craig spent five years at Pannone Corporate in Manchester.

O’Connors provides a unique blend of corporate, commercial, insurance and regulatory expertise to help clients manage the legal and financial risks inherent in strategic projects and transactions, wherever in the world they are doing business. A significant proportion of the firm’s work is for legal businesses, insurance businesses and investment funds with the firm representing some of the UK’s most well-known, innovative and successful organisations.

Craig’s appointment expands O’Connors’ capacity to handle a growing volume of corporate projects for the firm’s national and international clients as well as bringing valuable offshore expertise to its investment fund and insurance work.

Craig said: “O’Connors presents a really exciting opportunity for me because it occupies such a rare position in the legal marketplace through its unique combination of legal expertise and sector specialisms. I am particularly keen to use my connections, both onshore and offshore, to further expand the firm’s geographical reach and help grow the business.”

Commenting on Craig’s appointment, director John Spofforth said: “Craig is another important and strategic appointment for us as we continue to develop our team and build for the future. We are delighted to welcome him to the firm. Craig has proved he has all the credentials we’ve been looking for and will add rare skills and expertise as we deliver corporate, commercial, insurance and regulatory solutions and advice to our business clients.”