Author Archives: Kella Bowers

Kella Bowers

About Kella Bowers

Partner in the Insurance department

Forbes Insurance Department receives Defendant Law Firm of the year accolade at Claims Management Awards 2017

Forbes Solicitors is proud to announce our recognition as Defendant Law Firm of the year at the Claims Management Awards 2017. The awards aim to celebrate achievements and progress made by the leading professionals in the claims sector. Forbes was … Read more

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New Statutory guidance for children who are not in education

On the 5th September 2016 the Department for Education published new statutory guidance for children who miss education. The guidance comes in response to the Department for Education’s January 2016 Consultation. The key principles of the new guidance will essentially … Read more

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Forbes Social Service and Abuse Claims Team shortlisted for Product of the Year at 2016 ALARM Risk Awards

We are delighted to announce that Forbes Social Service and Abuse claims team in-house Social Work Consultancy has been shortlisted for product of the year at the 2016 ALARM Risk Awards. The winners will be announced during the ALARM Risk Awards … Read more

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Forbes Shortlisted for Insurance Law Firm of the year at the Claims Awards 2016

For the second time in two years Forbes have been shortlisted for two national awards for their work in the arena of Social Care claims. The team were recently shortlisted at the Solicitors Journal Awards and have now received a … Read more

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Forbes recognised as pioneers within the legal industry

Forbes Social Services and Abuse Team have been shortlisted for an award at the inaugural Solicitors Journal Awards for their work in Social Services and Abuse claims. Head of the Social Services and Abuse Claims Team, Kella Bowers comments; “Forbes … Read more

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Forbes Social Services Team Recognised as Legal Services Team of the Year

Forbes’ Social Service Claims Team walked away as winners of the Legal Services Team of the Year at the Claims Innovation Awards 2015. The annual awards celebrate how firms, teams and individuals from across the legal services, claims management and … Read more

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Complex Claims Team shortlisted for Claims Innovation Awards

Forbes Complex Claims and Social Services Team have been shortlisted for the Legal team of the Year award at the Claims innovation Awards due to be announced on 4th June 2015 at the Midland Hotel, Manchester. The teams holistic approach … Read more

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Deprivation of Liberty: The guidance that we have all been waiting for.

The case of P v Cheshire West and Chester, 12 months ago, threw the mental health and social care professions into disarray as its clarification of the law meant that potentially thousands of people, who had not previously been consider … Read more

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Social Services papers, DPA requests and identifying the fishing expedition

The actions of social workers both current and historic are under close scrutiny in light of recent high profile published reports and enquiries. As more Police investigations are announced, and the convictions of sexual abusers of children dominate the news, … Read more

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Child Sexual Exploitation Disruption Orders: nipping it in the bud, prevention not damage control.

The Local Government Association has added its voice to calls for powers to be given to Police Officers and Social Workers to intervene at the grooming stage of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE). Such powers have already been mooted in the … Read more

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