Archived Legal Articles from 2012

Corporate

October

Consumers in the Sticks - Santa Stop Here!

30/10/12

As the Christmas season approaches consumers are once again trawling the internet in search for Christmas bargains and those must-have presents. Ahead of the festive season the OFT has been sweeping the internet itself searching for breaches of the Distance Selling Regulations and other consumer…

Client Recognition Boosts Recommendations

23/10/12

Forbes Solicitors' Legal 500 rankings this year received a boost due to outstanding feedback and testimonials from clients. The firm was again ranked in 13 categories and moved up a tier in both Corporate and Commercial and Social Housing as a direct result from the comments of clients. Forbes…

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May

Write It Down To Avoid Conflict

16/05/12

Shareholders' Agreements advisable for Family Businesses The basic documents to set up a company include little or nothing to deal with the relationships between owners. What happens in the event of a dispute between owners or the situation where one shareholder wants to give up his or her…

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March

Big Brother Google?

01/03/12

Today Google implements a new privacy policy. The new policy allows Google to cross reference personal data from users' emails, YouTube videos watched and searches made thus building a detailed profile of users. Laws brought into effect in May 2011 require website operators to ensure they have users "…

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February

Dealmaker Double for Forbes

10/02/12

The Business Law team at Forbes Solicitors scooped two awards at last night's Insider Lancashire Dealmakers Awards. Daniel Milnes, Partner and Head of Business Law, was awarded the Flat Cap Award which recognises the Dealmaker in Lancashire who conducts themselves with humour, wit and warmth - all true…

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Very thorough and precise with each contract and have made it very easy for us to feel very confident going into new territories, whether it being a different country or a different manufacturer.

Patrick

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Forbes was instrumental in ensuring Electric Coffee Co is able to meet its growth ambitions.

Adnan Anwar
Director
Electric Coffee Co

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It is always a pleasure to deal with true professionals and specialists in their area and this is what you can expect when dealing with Forbes and, in our case, specifically Nick and Gemma.

Gareth & Janet Watson
Zinge Industries

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The team not only provides professional and practical advice, but also takes a personal interest to understand the business and the matter at hand.

Mark Delaney
Director
Leonard Curtis Business Solutions Group

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The advice and service that we receive from Pauline and her colleagues is consistently professional, knowledgeable and efficient. They have a great ethos and are a pleasure to work with.

Andy Platt
Director
Focus Insolvency Group

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What a pleasure to do business with Forbes - Pauline Rigby & Nick Pickup both understood my personal objectives and requirements

John Laycock
Former Business Owner

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I would like to thank Jayne and the Business Law team for being so friendly, professional and patient throughout the sale.

Arthur Porter
Oak Glen

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We have been very happy with the professional service from Pauline Rigby and her colleagues in the Business Law team and the ease of purchasing our new business

Andrew M Jones
Internet Trading Ltd

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I and the UCLan team wanted to acknowledge the support from your team, including Nick Pickup and Pauline Rigby. Their contribution has been much appreciated by both clients and our staff.

John Lonsdale
Head of Innovation and Enterprise
UCLan

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Sincere thanks for all the time, patience and professionalism from Pauline and Tricia in the completion of MAP12 contract terms and conditions.

Jayne & Anthony Mellor
MAP12 Ltd

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It's a One Stop Shop as a legal entity, whatever problem we've got you've got someone to come and advise us or fix it

Craig Bancroft
Managing Director
The Northcote Group

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We have always found Forbes to be approachable and helpful and we look forward to a continuing professional relationship

John Tempest
Chief Executive
Child Action Northwest

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I have been extremely pleased with the legal team at Forbes and all their help

Tracy Malham
Vet
South Lakes Veterinary Centre

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The team at Forbes have been professional, thorough, friendly and efficient from day one through to completion. We will certainly be using them again as we look to move our business forward.

Stuart Wilson
S & L Wilson

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