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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…

Forbes Wins Defendant Insurance Law Firm of the Year

21 Jun 2017

Forbes Solicitors is proud to announce our recognition as Defendant Law Firm of the year at the Claims Management Awards 2017. The awards aim to celebrate achievements and progress made by the leading professionals in the claims sector. Forbes was recognised for its tenacious Fraud team and its…

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…

Forbes Shortlisted for the Claims Management Awards

17 May 2017

We are pleased to announce that the Forbes Insurance Department has been shortlisted for the prestigious Claims Management Awards in the strongly contended category of Defendant Law Firm of the year for work in fraud and social care. The Claims Management Awards celebrate the achievements and…

Fourteen Year Old Girl Wins Claim after Falling from Ex- Race Horse

15 Feb 2017

Harris v Miller 2016 EWHC 2438 (QB) The Claimant, then just 14 years of age, fell from a horse which she was riding, and sustained paraplegic life changing injuries. The horse belonged to the Defendant who had recently bought the animal having chosen to take up horse riding as a hobby. An…

Supreme Court rules Parliament must vote on Brexit

24 Jan 2017

The Supreme Court by a majority of 8 to 3 has ruled that an Act of Parliament is required to authorise ministers to give Notice of the decision of the UK to withdraw from the European Union. Following the ruling the Attorney General has confirmed that the government will comply with the judgment of the…

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…

Fatal Accident Inquiry: Glasgow bin lorry crash

28 Jan 2016

The inquiry into the death of six people who died when a bin lorry mounted a pavement in Glasgow city centre and collided with a number of pedestrians after the driver fainted at the wheel, has found that there were reasonable precautions which could have been taken whereby the accident might have been…

Forbes at Trial - Exaggerated Claim Falls Flat

09 Nov 2015

Elias Hatia v Bolton Council The District Judge diplomatically described this highway tripping claim as "a difficult case to try to determine". Whilst she commented that it is wrong to expect a case to be completely consistent and flawless, this case was riddled with inconsistencies and…

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