Archived Legal Articles from 2015

Commercial Property


Forbes helps secure premises deal for Preston retailer


A new business venture is an exciting time for any entrepreneur, but if your business plan requires you to lease new premises, you might want to think about taking legal advice before you sign on the dotted line. This is exactly what Chris Clare considered before opening his first mens designer…

Forbes Solicitors helps with PM+M expansion plans


Forbes Solicitors based in Preston have assisted leading accountants PM+M in their expansion to larger offices in Burnley town centre. Burnley has been well recognised as the thriving hub of business enterprise in East Lancashire, so when PM+M were looking to expand, the centre was the obvious…

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Magpies Business Club


Chorley FC, in conjunction with Partners Forbes Solicitors, Handelsbanken and Baker Tilly have recently launched a business club to strengthen links between businesses in the Chorley area whilst also supporting The Magpies. The Magpies Business Club will officially launch on September 3 rd at…

Does your property meet energy efficiency standards?


In July 2014 the Department of Energy and Climate change (DECC) announced their consultation on the proposed minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) for domestic and non-domestic privately rented properties. The responses to the consultation have now been published and are summarised below:…

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The Spring Property Report


Forbes' sponsored The Spring Property Report in the March/April edition of Lancashire Business View which features news, views, advice and interviews from the property and development world. The Report includes an introduction from Forbes' Head of Commercial Property Adam Bromley…

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Tenants at Will


A recent High Court decision in Barclays Wealth Trustees (Jersey) Limited v Erimus Housing Limited [2014] EWCA Civ 303 looked at the risks for tenants of staying in occupation or holding over at the end of a fixed term of a lease contracted out of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954. Erimus was…

New Premises For Finishing Touch Contract Packers


The Commercial Property Team at Forbes Solicitors has assisted local company, The Finishing Touch Contract Packers Ltd, in securing new premises following a period of growth. Handwork, print finishing and packing specialists The Finishing Touch Contract Packers have moved to larger premises…

Debate: Manufacturing


Forbes Solicitors in association with Lancashire Business View brought together an expert panel, including Richard Clithero - Solicitor, Commercial Property and Gavin Wright - CEO, to debate the jewel in Lancashire's economic crown - Manufacturing.

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22 Jan 2019

Commercial Property


Property Transactions Involving Pension Schemes: Capital Allowances Considerations

An issue that should be considered by the parties in all property transactions is the impact of any capital…

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