Archived Legal Articles from 2009

Commercial Property


Forbes provides legal advice on the opening of the Black Bull at Rimington


Forbes is pleased to have provided legal advice on the opening of the new Black Bull at Rimington, which opens its doors to the public on Monday 7 December 2009. The new owners Stephen Hodgson and Katherine Lachance decided to embark on the new adventure after cycling past the Black Bull and seeing it…

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Forbes celebrates National Enterprise Week by offering free business advice


Forbes Solicitors is celebrating National Enterprise Week by offering a day of free appointments. The appointments will take place at its Rutherford House office on Wellington Street, Blackburn on Wednesday 18 November. They are offered to any local businesses or anyone thinking of starting up a…

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Commercial Property expansion for Forbes


Forbes Solicitors is delighted to announce the expansion of its Commercial Property Solicitors with the addition of Hannah Moody . Hannah completed her training contract with the firm and has now taken up the position of Solicitor based at the…

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High ranking for Forbes in latest Legal 500 results


Top North-West law firm Forbes Solicitors has out performed all its local competitors' with its strongest results to date in the UK Guide to the Legal Profession. The firm is recommended in ten separate categories and the only Preston firm to feature in the recommendation table for Employment law,…

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Happy 5th Birthday Stamp Duty Land Tax


Stamp Duty Land Tax ("SDLT") on commercial property leases has never been easy! It is about to get much harder! From December 2008, 5 years on from the introduction of SDLT, many commercial leases subject to the SDLT provisions will have been due rent reviews or will expire and these events may…

Forbes Advises on Ribble Valley Inns Expansion


Forbes Solicitors recently advised on the exciting expansion of Lancashire-based Ribble Valley Inns. The company already has restaurants in Mitton, Kirkby Lonsdale and Pleasington and will open its fourth, The Bull at Broughton near Skipton at the end of June. Diana R…

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