Insurance and commercial specialist joins O'Connors

Liverpool and London-based business lawyers and advisers, O’Connors, has appointed insurance and commercial specialist, Sally Lazar, as a solicitor as it accelerates the national roll out of its sector support for financial services and legal services businesses.

Sally has 10 years’ experience as an insurance and commercial lawyer, working with major international and regional law firms in London and Liverpool, and as head of legal and business affairs at an award-winning UK animation studio.

Sally joins O’Connors after a sustained period of investment by the firm in its corporate, commercial, insurance and regulatory teams and as it broadens its offering to financial services, legal services, and sports sector clients.

Sally said: “I’ve had such a great welcome at O’Connors and experienced its special team culture. Having worked in very large law firms for most of my working life, I can already see how its unique blend of corporate, commercial, insurance and regulatory expertise and sector specialism offers a distinctive model for delivering projects and transactions. I am really looking forward to sharing my know-how and experience with the O’Connors team and with the firm’s clients.”

Commenting on Sally’s arrival, CEO David Malone said: “Sally is another major appointment for us as we develop our team and our client offering. She will be part of our insurance and regulatory team, headed by Josh Bates, and assisted by our legal and support colleagues. I am delighted to welcome Sally to the firm, and I am looking forward to introducing her to our many clients and business friends.

O’Connors was founded in 2003 and comprises twenty-five lawyers and support staff, bringing together best of breed teams to help clients achieve remarkable results, wherever in the world they are doing business.