Insurance Defendant Lawyers

Our award winning national team can support you with all types of insurance claims, tailoring our services to your individual needs.

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The Insurance Department is one of the largest departments within Forbes. Operating exclusively out of offices in Leeds, Manchester and Blackburn, we strive to offer clients a tailored service to meet all their legal requirements. We see our role not simply as defendant lawyers, but part of a team approach that can benefit our clients overall business proposition/operation.Forbes has over 40 years' experience in handling insurance claims. We currently represent over 50 local authority and housing authorities nationally. We work with a number of national household names in the retail and construction markets. In addition, we act for emergency services, LEAs, schools, universities and colleges.We also have long-standing relationships with some of the country's largest insurers, companies and claims handlers.

Forbes are approachable and friendly, professional and efficient, and provide information in a format which is easily understandable.

Legal 500

This firm has the knowledge to give the best advice in regards to claims being brought against ourselves. They guide us through the whole process and take our thoughts into account when decisions are being made.

Legal 500

Though a national firm dealing with blue-chip insurers, they always bring a personal touch to each case and put the clients interests at heart.

Anonymous

We have always found the Forbes team to be extremely responsive, available with their expertise and advice whenever we need them. They understand our culture and way of working, and the advice and service they provide is aligned to this. They offer practical and realistic solutions, promptly and clearly.

Anonymous

Tim Smith responded quickly to my enquiry. He was friendly and approachable, reassuring and gave me very helpful advice. Forbes will certainly be my first choice for legal services in the future.

Hilary

Recognition for our work

Our dedicated Insurance team

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Partner and Head of Department, Insurance

Chris Booth

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Partner and Head of Social Care, Insurance

Kella Bowers

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Partner and Head of Motor Claims, Insurance

Andrew Ellis

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Partner and Head of Regulatory, Insurance

Ridwaan Omar

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