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Forbes Announces Promotions

18 May 2017

Forbes Solicitors has announced the appointment of four new Partners and four new Associates as part of its continued growth. The largest legal practice in the North West outside the major cities has promoted Lucy Harris, Rubina Vohra, Judith Bloor and Patricia Prescott to Partners from Associates…

Forbes Shortlisted for the Claims Management Awards

17 May 2017

We are pleased to announce that the Forbes Insurance Department has been shortlisted for the prestigious Claims Management Awards in the strongly contended category of Defendant Law Firm of the year for work in fraud and social care. The Claims Management Awards celebrate the achievements and…

Forbes Nominated for Two Training & Recruitment Awards

21 Apr 2017

The quality of Forbes Graduate Recruitment Scheme has been recognised after being nominated in two categories at the LawCareers.Net Training & Recruitment Awards. Forbes has been nominated for Best Trainer (Medium Regional Firm) whilst Stuart Penswick has been nominated for Best Training…

Tagtronics seals £1m-plus acquisition

10 Apr 2017

Blackburn-based software as a service business Tagtronics has acquired a London-based SAAS company in a £1m-plus buyout following advice from Forbes Solicitors. Tagtronics founder and managing director Mike Williams said, "This is our first acquisition of this size, and is part of a…

"Death Tax" Report Welcomed by Solicitor

07 Apr 2017

Victoria Motley at Forbes Solicitors, has welcomed the findings of a parliamentary panel of experts that a planned increase in probate fees is unlawful. The parliamentary joint committee on statutory instruments found that the increase 'has the hallmarks of taxes rather than fees.' The…

Two Newly Qualified Solicitors for Forbes

06 Apr 2017

Two members of staff at leading North West legal firm Forbes Solicitors are celebrating after qualifying as Solicitors. Sarah Petrie and Emanuele Bellanca are now beginning the next stage of their careers with the firm. Sarah, based in the Central Lancashire office, specialises in…

Buyout at £10m North West timber firm

29 Mar 2017

A £10m turnover timber supplies business with four North West depots has been acquired by one of its directors in a multi-million-pound deal. North West Timber Treatments Ltd has been acquired by Roger Mayor who has bought out his brothers and fellow directors Henry, Andrew and Robert…

Accrington Solicitor Acts in Legal First

22 Mar 2017

Leonie Millard, Clinical Negligence Solicitor at Forbes Solicitors, represented the first reported recipient of an increase in damages following a change to the discount rate applied to personal injury settlements. In the case of LMS v East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, the Claimant, represented…

Forbes Wins Two in Damar Apprenticeship Awards

16 Mar 2017

Forbes Solicitors has been awarded 'Employer of the Year' whilst Frankie Haggerty was awarded 'Intermediate Apprentice of the Year' in the Annual Apprenticeship Awards 2017. The Damar Annual Apprenticeship Awards celebrate the achievements of Damar's apprentices, employers and…

Forbes Supports National Apprenticeship Week

28 Feb 2017

The HR & Training Team at Forbes are reinforcing their commitment to apprenticeships by supporting National Apprenticeship Week which takes place from 6th - 10th March. Forbes Solicitors has been delivering the Business Administration Level II Apprenticeship in house for the last 16 years and…

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