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Three Newly Qualified Solicitors for Forbes

07 Nov 2016

Three members of staff at leading North West legal firm Forbes Solicitors are celebrating after qualifying as Solicitors. Lorraine Wilson, Callum Halley and Mohassan Mehmood are now beginning the next stage of their careers with the firm. Lorraine, based in the Preston office, specialises in…

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…

Forbes Solicitors appoints Matthew Jones to Commercial Team

25 Jul 2016

Commercial Property Lawyer Matthew Jones has joined Forbes Solicitor as an Associate as the firm continues to grow its Commercial Team. Matthew, who is based in Blackburn, has developed long-term relationships with many sole trader and SME clients and helped them on projects ranging from the lease…

Forbes helps Coolkit move to larger HQ

23 May 2016

Lancashire-based refrigerated vehicle specialist CoolKit Ltd has moved into new 45,000 sq ft premises after instructing Forbes Solicitors to act over the purchase. The new location, within a secure 2.5 acre site in Burnley, is part of Coolkit's strategic plan to achieve more than £15…

Forbes helps secure premises deal for Preston retailer

27 Nov 2015

A new business venture is an exciting time for any entrepreneur, but if your business plan requires you to lease new premises, you might want to think about taking legal advice before you sign on the dotted line. This is exactly what Chris Clare considered before opening his first mens designer…

Forbes Solicitors helps with PM+M expansion plans

24 Nov 2015

Forbes Solicitors based in Preston have assisted leading accountants PM+M in their expansion to larger offices in Burnley town centre. Burnley has been well recognised as the thriving hub of business enterprise in East Lancashire, so when PM+M were looking to expand, the centre was the obvious…

Magpies Business Club

30 Jul 2015

Chorley FC, in conjunction with Partners Forbes Solicitors, Handelsbanken and Baker Tilly have recently launched a business club to strengthen links between businesses in the Chorley area whilst also supporting The Magpies. The Magpies Business Club will officially launch on September 3 rd at…

The Spring Property Report

18 Mar 2015

Forbes' sponsored The Spring Property Report in the March/April edition of Lancashire Business View which features news, views, advice and interviews from the property and development world. The Report includes an introduction from Forbes' Head of Commercial Property Adam Bromley…

Tenants at Will

30 Jan 2015

A recent High Court decision in Barclays Wealth Trustees (Jersey) Limited v Erimus Housing Limited [2014] EWCA Civ 303 looked at the risks for tenants of staying in occupation or holding over at the end of a fixed term of a lease contracted out of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954. Erimus was…

New Premises For Finishing Touch Contract Packers

28 Jan 2015

The Commercial Property Team at Forbes Solicitors has assisted local company, The Finishing Touch Contract Packers Ltd, in securing new premises following a period of growth. Handwork, print finishing and packing specialists The Finishing Touch Contract Packers have moved to larger premises…

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