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Forbes Appoints Katy Parkinson To Commercial Employment Team

18 Feb 2019

Leading legal firm Forbes Solicitors has appointed Katy Parkinson as a Solicitor in its Commercial Employment team. Katy, who is based at Oak House, Walton Summit, qualified in 2015, having worked in the legal sector as a paralegal and then as a trainee solicitor since 2009. She advises…

Forbes Solicitors Expands Manchester Operation

23 Jan 2019

Leading law firm Forbes Solicitors has expanded its Employment team in to Manchester city centre. The move coincides with Partner Emma Swan being appointed as Head of Commercial Employment and Partner Ruth Rule-Mullen being appointed as Head of Public Sector Employment, to oversee the Team's…

Forbes Solicitors Raises More Than £2,000 For Breast Cancer Now

21 Jan 2019

Forbes Solicitors have raised more than £2,000 to help with the fight against breast cancer. Colleagues joined together to support Breast Cancer Now's Wear It Pink initiative during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. From Halloween fancy dress, quizzes and raffles to running a soup kitchen,…

Forbes Promotes Lucie Cocker To Partner

14 Jan 2019

Leading North West legal firm Forbes Solicitors has promoted housing specialist Lucie Cocker to the position of Partner. Lucie, who was previously an Associate Solicitor in the firm's Housing and Regeneration team, works with Registered Providers across the country. She has a wealth of…

Forbes Offers Free Consultations Over Business Banking Switch

04 Jan 2019

North West companies are being offered free help and advice by Forbes Solicitors, so that they are aware of the potential benefits and pitfalls of the Royal Bank of Scotland Business Banking Switch. The Switch, due to be launched on February 25 2019, is aimed at increasing competition in the UK…

Forbes Raises £2,961 For Hospices During Wills Weeks

11 Dec 2018

Solicitors from Forbes have helped raise £2,961 for two Lancashire hospices by donating their services for free during Wills weeks. During the fundraising events at St Catherine's Hospice, Lostock Hall, and East Lancashire Hospice, Blackburn, the Forbes Wills Team waived their normal fee…

Forbes Solicitors Wins Preston's College Legal Services Contract

30 Nov 2018

Forbes Solicitors has beaten off national and local competition to win a two-year contract to supply all legal services to Preston's College. The firm's successful tender for the Legal Services Contract covers Employment and HR, Commercial, Corporate Finance, Investments and Taxation,…

Keeping kids first helps minimise fallout from family breakdown

29 Nov 2018

A local family lawyer is campaigning for a change in the law to reduce the fallout from divorce on children, after figures released today revealed the impact of conflict between separating parents. In a new poll, 79% of the population agreed conflict from divorce or separation can affect negatively…

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