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Releasing Restrictive Covenants

20 Jun 2019

Alexander Devine Trust v Millgate 2018 What is a restrictive covenant on land? A restrictive covenant over land is a contract which runs with the land, and prevents that owner from doing certain things (usually relating to development or use). How is a restrictive covenant released /…

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Advice on Professional Negligence Claims

14 Jun 2019

Advice given by professionals will be of the utmost importance to the client relying on it and be fundamental to business decisions. This may include examples such as legal advice on a significant transaction, an architect assisting with a construction project, engaging a chartered accountant to advise…

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Landlord & Tenant Update - New Eviction Form 6A s.21 Notice

12 Jun 2019

A new version of Form 6A (the s.21 notice) has been introduced and must be used by landlords from the 1 June 2019. The new Form 6A (s.21 notice) can be found here: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2019/915/contents/made This change has been ushered in as part of the government's…

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Forbes Joins Association of Member-Directed Pension Schemes

06 Dec 2017

Leading law firm Forbes Solicitors has enhanced its work in the pensions sector by joining the Association of Member-Directed Pension Schemes (AMPS). AMPS is a body which represents the SIPP (Self-Invested Personal Pension) and SSAS (Small Self-Administered Pension Schemes) industry and…

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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…

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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…

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Queen's Speech confirms GDPR to survive Brexit

26 Jun 2017

Through last week's Queen's Speech, the government confirmed that which the ICO has already indicated: that there will be data protection law in the UK post-Brexit. Alongside the Great Repeal Bill and various others, will sit a Data Protection Bill, as outlined on pages 46 & 47 of the Queen…

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GDPR Countdown

13 Apr 2017

With just over a year to go before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enters into force you may have started to think about how this impacts your business. A risk based approach is becoming more important because not only are you required to act within the law, you will be required to…

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