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Experienced Highways Inspector Wins the Day!

09 Apr 2018

Bailey v Warrington Borough Council and United Utilities Water Limited St Helens CC - District Judge Simister The Claimant alleged that she was walking along the pavement when she tripped on a defect in the pavement where a United Utilities stop tap grid cover was located. At trial, the…

Gender Pay Gap Report

04 Apr 2018

As with all other organisations employing more than 250 people Forbes has provided full information in connection with the gender pay gap between men and women employed in our organisation. This is not a comparison of the salaries for men and women doing the same jobs, but is calculated by comparing the…

Forbes Shortlisted for the Insurance Post Claims Award

16 Mar 2018

We are pleased to announce that the Forbes Insurance Department has been shortlisted for the Insurance Post Claims Award in the strongly contested category of Insurance Law Firm of the Year for work in fraud and social care. These Awards celebrate the achievements and progress made by the leading…

Forbes Appoints Oliver Burton as Chief Executive Officer

17 Jan 2018

Forbes Solicitors, the North's leading law firm, has announced the appointment of Oliver Burton as its new Chief Executive Officer. Oliver joins from Warrington-based FDR Law, where he had been CEO since June 2013. Prior to that he was Corporate Banking Director at RBS Corporate in Lancashire…

Forbes Appoints Janet Shackell to Head Forbes Collect

12 Dec 2017

Janet Shackell has been appointed Head of Forbes' Collect, the innovative debt collection service which uses cutting edge technology to maximise clients' chances of recovering their money. Janet, who is based at Forbes Solicitors' office at Oak House, Walton Summit, Central Lancashire,…

Forbes Joins Association of Member-Directed Pension Schemes

06 Dec 2017

Leading law firm Forbes Solicitors has enhanced its work in the pensions sector by joining the Association of Member-Directed Pension Schemes (AMPS). AMPS is a body which represents the SIPP (Self-Invested Personal Pension) and SSAS (Small Self-Administered Pension Schemes) industry and…

Forbes Promotes Justine Hunkins and Jennifer Hankinson

30 Nov 2017

Forbes Solicitors has announced two promotions within its expert Housing and Regeneration Team. Justine Hunkins has been made Partner and Jennifer Hankinson is now an Associate at one of the North's leading law firms. Justine is Head of the highly successful specialist Housing…

CoolKit Secures New Premises

23 Nov 2017

Burnley-based refrigeration specialist CoolKit has expanded its manufacturing facilities by a further 60 per cent. This is the second time in less than two years that the growing company has expanded its footprint. The latest deal has seen them secure new premises comprising of 25,000 square feet…

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