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Forbes Announces Promotions

18 May 2017

Forbes Solicitors has announced the appointment of four new Partners and four new Associates as part of its continued growth. The largest legal practice in the North West outside the major cities has promoted Lucy Harris, Rubina Vohra, Judith Bloor and Patricia Prescott to Partners from Associates…

Dementia Awareness Event - Expert Advice from Forbes Solicitors

02 Apr 2015

Members of Forbes Solicitors' Elderly Client Team will be on hand to provide expert advice at a Community Awareness Event being held during Dementia Awareness Week. A range of local companies are attending the event, hosted by Millercare, to help raise awareness of general health and wellbeing…

New Head of Wills, Probate, Tax and Trusts at Forbes Solicitors

12 Feb 2015

Forbes Solicitors is pleased to announce the appointment of Patricia Prescott as Head of the Wills, Probate, Tax and Trusts Department. Patricia is a member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP) whose members are recognised as the most experienced and senior practitioners…

Wills Team Expands at Forbes Solicitors

09 Sep 2014

The Wills, Probate, Tax and Trusts Department at Forbes has expanded following the appointment of Solicitor Kirsty McNulty Kirsty, who is originally from Nottingham, joins from BBE Law where she spent the last five years. She qualified as Solicitor earlier this year after completing her studies…

Forbes Helps East Lancashire Hospice Raise Vital Funds

19 Feb 2014

Kind hearted Solicitors at Forbes gave their time freely to help East Lancashire Hospice raise vital funds to care for their patients. Forbes Solicitors raised £680 when clients made a donation to the Hospice in return for a Will and Lorraine Wilson from Forbes handed over the cheque to…

Jennifer Joins Forbes

11 Nov 2013

A Solicitor who specialises in later life planning has joined the Wills, Probate, Tax and Trusts Team at Forbes Solicitors. Jennifer Wilkinson, has joined the team based at the firm's Preston office, but will assist clients across Lancashire. She is a member of Solicitors for the Elderly, an…

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…

Client Recognition Boosts Recommendations

23 Oct 2012

Forbes Solicitors' Legal 500 rankings this year received a boost due to outstanding feedback and testimonials from clients. The firm was again ranked in 13 categories and moved up a tier in both Corporate and Commercial and Social Housing as a direct result from the comments of clients. Forbes…

Take advantage of Wills Week this November and support St Catherine's Hospice

22 Oct 2012

St Catherine's Hospice and Forbes Solicitors are joining together this November to highlight the importance of writing a will. The hospice's second annual Wills Week runs from November 12 to 18, when Forbes Solicitors will waive their usual will-writing fee, and instead ask people to make a donation to…

Jane Joins Solicitors For The Elderly

21 Sep 2012

A Solicitor at Forbes Solicitors has been recognised as a specialist in providing legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers. Jane Flaherty, a Solicitor in the Forbes' Wills, Probate, Tax and Trusts Department has been accepted as a member of the national association '…

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