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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 Solicitors celebrates 31 Legal 500 Recommendations

21 Sep 2016

Forbes Solicitors is celebrating after receiving 31 recommendations for its lawyers and services in the 2016 Legal 500 rankings. The leading North West legal firm is also delighted to reveal that Lucy Worrall, Partner and Head of Housing and Regeneration, based in Preston, has been included in the…

Cosmetic Surgery - Do You Trust That Person Holding The Knife?

25 Jun 2014

As cosmetic surgery becomes more attainable, under qualified and substandard plastic surgeons are ruining lives and getting away with it. Forbes Solicitors are warning individuals who may be considering cosmetic surgery to make sure they know everything they can about their cosmetic surgeon before…

Cosmetic Rules Do Not Go Far Enough

13 Feb 2014

New proposals governing cosmetic procedures do not go far enough to protect patients warns a clinical negligence expert at Forbes Solicitors. The Keogh report, commissioned as a result of the PIP implant scandal, recommended that those performing cosmetic procedures be trained to a high standard.…

Forbes Voted Best Legal Company For Second Year Running

08 Nov 2013

Forbes Solicitors triumphed at the Lancashire Business Awards to walk away as Best Legal Company for the second year running. The awards, organised by business lobbying group Downtown Lancashire in Business and held at Stanley House Hotel, honour the most successful entrepreneurs and high growth…

Promotions at Forbes

07 May 2013

Forbes Solicitors is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Partners and four Associates as part of its continued growth. Jonathan Holden and Leonie Millard from the Employment and Personal Injury departments respectively have both been promoted to Partner. Gregory Poole from Wills,…

Promotions for Forbes

03 May 2012

Forbes Solicitors is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Partners and a new Associate as part of its continued growth. Adam Bromley has been promoted to Partner within the Commercial Property department based in Blackburn. He has been with the firm since 2002 and advises on all aspects of…

Costs Lawyer Success For Karen

23 Feb 2012

Forbes Solicitors is pleased to congratulate Karen Holt who has recently qualified as a Costs Lawyer with the firm. Karen, who is based at the firm's Gothic House office in Accrington, is now qualified to draft detailed bills, replies to Points of Dispute and conduct Costs Litigation and Advocacy.…

New Trainees at Forbes Solicitors

25 Oct 2011

Four new trainee solicitors have recently been welcomed to Forbes Solicitors, beating off competition from hundreds of other applicants. Leanne Smith, Emma Waite, Nick Pickup and John Pickervance will be embarking on a two-year training contract with Forbes which will see them qualify as solicitors in…

Forbes assists on medical accident helpline

30 Jun 2008

Two Personal Injury Solicitors from Forbes Solicitors are successfully assisting on the new northern helpline for Action Against Medical Accidents (AvMA). Sara Linford and Leonie Woods from the firm's office in Accrington have volunteered - as part of a team of twenty from other law firms in the…

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The legal process can be difficult, complicated and very testing. I was involved in a contested claim against 2 Defendants and Leonie helped me through every step of the way through to trial.

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I am happy with the way things progressed, the service was professional, quick, and my solicitor Leonie Millard was very approachable and explained things well.

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I approached John Myles when I was at rock bottom and felt that I had exhausted every possibility of proving my case.

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The service I received far exceeded my expectations.

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As a person who is unaware of the law, I never felt at anytime overwhelmed, as your dealings with me were clear and professional. This has been very much appreciated.

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