14 August, 2018
John Myles, a Partner in Forbes Solicitors' Insurance department has become the new President of Blackburn Incorporated Law Association (BiLA).
The Association exists to help local law practitioners and provides educational meetings and a range of support.
However in recent times its main focus has developed into holding events to raise many thousands of pounds for local charities.
The highlight of its social calendar is the annual BiLA dinner, which usually takes place on the first Friday in February and is attended by more than 200 guests.
John, who is based in the Forbes' Blackburn office, said: "I am delighted and honoured to accept the role of President of the Blackburn Incorporated Law Association, a body which traces its roots back over a century.
"I feel extremely privileged to be joining an august list of predecessors both from Forbes and from other distinguished local firms who have graced the office of president. During my two-year presidency I will do my very best to help the Association thrive and grow."
The Association meets regularly and new members are always welcome. If anyone is interested in joining or wishes to become a committee member they should contact John Myles.