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Forbes Appoints Disputed Trusts and Probate Expert Ben Wilson

16 Oct 2017

Associate Ben Wilson has joined Forbes Solicitors specialising in disputes arising from contesting Wills, Trusts, Probate and Inheritance Matters. Ben, who is based at the firms Central Lancashire office, acts for clients on a national and international basis and deals with a range of high value…

Forbes celebrates The Lex 100 success by announcing four new trainees

10 Oct 2017

Forbes Solicitors has celebrated success in three categories of The Lex 100's annual trainee survey by announcing that it has begun training four new solicitors. The Lex 100 is the most comprehensive assessment of law firm training contracts in the UK and this year gathered over 3,000 anonymous…

Blackburn Family Business Expands Following Purchase of New Property

05 Oct 2017

Floors N Carpets Ltd is expanding following the purchase of new premises in Blackburn. The family business has acquired a 128,000 sq ft premises in Copy Nook, Blackburn which is surrounded by 7.5 acres of land, providing space for growth and development. Founded in 1980 by Mohammed Isa Namaji…

Emma Swan Shortlisted for Legal Advisor of the Year - Vote now!

18 Sep 2017

We are delighted to announce that Forbes' Employment partner, Emma Swan, has been nominated for Legal Advisor of the Year at the Lancashire Women in Business Awards 2017. The Awards recognise and reward those women who build their presence within the Lancashire Business Community. The…

Tribunal Fees Briefing Note - Answering the essential questions

08 Aug 2017

On the 26th July 2017, the Supreme Court gave judgment in the case of R (on the application of UNISON) v. Lord Chancellor; confirming that the Employment Tribunal fee regime was unlawful from the outset. This decision fundamentally changes the landscape of Employment Tribunal litigation in the UK,…

Forbes Becomes Legal Provider to emh group

03 Aug 2017

Forbes Solicitors has reinforced its position as a leading provider of legal services to the affordable housing sector after being appointed to provide advice to Leicestershire-based emh group. Following a competitive tender process Forbes' Housing and Regeneration Team will provide advice in…

Forbes Solicitors takes the driving seat with new Transport & Logistics team

27 Jul 2017

Forbes is delighted to announce the launch of its new Transport & Logistics team, marking an official sector focus for the firm. The firm has recruited renowned Corporate Lawyer, Jennifer Bell as Head of Transport and Logistics. Jennifer joined Forbes from niche transport firm, Backhouse Jones…

Supreme Court rules Employment Tribunal fees are unlawful

26 Jul 2017

Today (26 July 2017), the Supreme Court has ruled that the Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunals Fees Order 2013 is unlawful, unconstitutional and will be quashed with immediate effect. This serves as a prominent example of the Courts being willing to limit Governmental…

Forbes' Training Principal Wins National Award

12 Jul 2017

Stuart Penswick of Forbes Solicitors has been recognised as Best Training Principal (small trainee intake) at the LCN Training & Recruitment Awards 2017. The Law Careers.Net awards set out to identify and praise those employers that do a great job in giving their trainees a flying start…

Highly Regarded Employment Lawyer Joins Forbes Solicitors

06 Jul 2017

Forbes Solicitors is pleased to announce the appointment of highly regarded Employment Lawyer Emma Swan. Emma joins Forbes as a Partner in the Employment Team and will be based at the firm's Central Lancashire office. She has a loyal client base of Lancashire businesses which she…

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