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Law firm sacks partner for social media comments.

Law firm sacks partner for social media comments.


Goldberg Segalla has taken action against it prized award winning lawyer Clive O’Connell, crass comments after a football match between Chelsea and Liverpool.

The outrage has lead the managing partner of Goldberg Segalla Rick Cohen posting a corporate Youtube message explaining Mr O’Connell’s behaviour was ‘entirely inconsistent’ with the firm’s ethos.

Before his termination, Goldberg Segalla’s website had hailed O’Connell as ‘one of the world’s leading insurance and reinsurance legal professionals’.
O’Connell took his contempt for Liverpool from a fan YouTube website Neek Sport to social media.

Mr O’Connell had apologised for his comments, stating as a child he has always been passionate about football and his club Chelsea.
Interviewed by the London Evening Standard he said: ‘I let my emotions get the better of me. I clearly regret this and any offence that I may have caused by my hot-headed and regrettable reaction”


Reference Evening Standard

Goldberg Segalla YouTube Comments