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Waste Packaging Recycling Fraud

08 Mar 2022

Recycling and the PRN System The momentum behind the sustainability movement has drastically increased the obligations placed on UK companies to recycle waste plastic. Resultantly it is anticipated that by 2030 UK companies will be expected to recycle 70% of waste plastic material. While…

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Forbes Score! Football Banning Order Application

13 Jan 2022

Craig MacKenzie, a Solicitor Advocate in our multi-disciplinary Regulatory law team successfully opposed an application brought by the CPS and police. They were seeking a Football Banning Order against a young man who had been convicted of a 'football related offence'. A Football Banning…

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National Apprenticeship Week

10 Feb 2021

National Apprenticeship Week began on 8 February. This year's theme is 'Build The Future.' With 20 years of experience in progressing employees through apprenticeships, Forbes Solicitors has helped build futures and this year has been no different and has been as successful, despite the…

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COVID-19 and the Justice System

19 Mar 2020

The present circumstances On 18 March 2020, the Lord Chancellor affirmed that "the rule of law is vital to a functioning democracy and even at times like these, it is essential that our independent courts are able to administer justice." Whilst many public places have either been…

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Covid-19 Update

18 Mar 2020

At Forbes Solicitors, we are keen to reassure clients that we have robust business continuity measures in place to protect and maintain service levels so we can continue to support our clients. The health and welfare of our colleagues and clients is paramount. We will continue to monitor the most…

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Forbes Solicitors Joins LawPact® As It Targets Further Growth

04 Mar 2020

Leading law firm Forbes Solicitors has joined LawPact® - the international association of independent business law firms - as it expands its national and global reach. Having grown its team with 89 new appointments in 2019 and taken on the largest cohort of trainee solicitors to date, Forbes is…

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Forbes secure acquittal of defendant charged with assaulting Duty Manager

25 Feb 2020

Craig Mackenzie, a Criminal Defence and Regulatory solicitor at Forbes, recently secured the acquittal of a defendant charged with assaulting a Duty Manager at Iceland stores. He argued during the trial that the actions of the Duty Manager who had detained the defendant as a suspected shoplifter…

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Coercive and controlling behaviour - Is this real love?

11 Feb 2020

If you are a Corrie fan, you will no doubt be gritting your teeth or screaming at the television every time Geoff Metcalfe's face appears on your screen. Whilst Coronation Street is usually praised for highlighting real life issues in their story lines, many viewers have admitted that the coercive/…

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Forbes Solicitors Celebrates Legal 500 Successes

02 Oct 2019

Forbes Solicitors is celebrating after being recommended in 15 Legal 500 categories and ranking as a Top Tier Firm, with 35 lawyers listed as recommended. Forbes' category recommendations are up one from last year, with Contentious Trusts and Probate being ranked for the first time. The…

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