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Forbes Promotes Justine Hunkins and Jennifer Hankinson

30 Nov 2017

Forbes Solicitors has announced two promotions within its expert Housing and Regeneration Team. Justine Hunkins has been made Partner and Jennifer Hankinson is now an Associate at one of the North's leading law firms. Justine is Head of the highly successful specialist Housing…

Five Newly Qualified Solicitors for Forbes

23 Oct 2017

Five members of staff at leading North West legal firm Forbes Solicitors are celebrating after qualifying as Solicitors. Amy Chadwick, Rebecca McCann, Laura Marsh, Bethany Paliga and Stacey Lakeland are now beginning the next stage of their careers with the firm. Amy, based in the Leeds…

Forbes Solicitors celebrates 44 Legal 500 Recommendations

19 Oct 2017

Forbes Solicitors is celebrating after receiving 44 recommendations for its lawyers and services in the 2017 Legal 500 rankings, up from 31 in 2016. The leading North West legal firm is also delighted to reveal that the firm has been recommend for the first time for Education , Clinical Negligence…

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…

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…

Chambers 2017 recognises Forbes' Social Housing Team with top rankings

15 Nov 2016

Forbes Solicitors' is celebrating after its Housing & Regeneration Team and four of its lawyers were highly ranked in the prestigious Chambers 2017 Guide. Forbes was ranked as Band 1 for Social Housing, with Lucy Worrall and Sarah Mansfield also achieving Band 1 status, Stuart Penswick Band…

CIH Bulletin

07 Jul 2016

As the dust settled after the Brexit vote, the CIH Conference 2016 started again for another year in a rather damp Manchester. The Forbes Housing team attended the key seminars, addresses and think-tanks to bring you live updates as it happened from our @forbeshousing twitter account and we have…

Forbes Solicitors launches new Private Landlord Team

30 Jun 2016

Forbes Solicitors has set up a new Private Landlord Team in response to an increased demand for advice and assistance with a variety of tenancy management issues. The team operates from within Forbes' Housing and Regeneration department in Preston and can offer expert guidance with issues such…

Forbes Solicitors appoints Jennifer Hankinson to Housing and Regeneration Team

21 Jun 2016

Forbes Solicitors has boosted its specialist Housing and Regeneration Team with the appointment of Senior Solicitor Jennifer Hankinson from the Progress Housing Group. Jennifer specialises in housing and regeneration property law and has worked as an in-house lawyer for the registered provider for…

Social Housing expert Sarah Mansfield joins Forbes

26 Apr 2016

Social housing expert Sarah Mansfield has joined Forbes to boost the continued expansion of its specialist housing team. Sarah, who is based at the Preston office, at Ribchester House, Lancaster Road, joins from her previous role as partner and head of the housing litigation team at BLM (previously…

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Forbes Solicitors successfully secures Without Notice Youth Injunction to protect staff and residents at homeless project

Under the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, a civil injunction may be granted against any…

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