08 October, 2018
Leading North West legal firm Forbes Solicitors has celebrated success in four categories of The Lex 100's annual trainee survey by doubling its intake of new trainee solicitors.
The Lex 100 is the most comprehensive assessment of law firm training contracts in the UK and this year gathered over 2,800 anonymous responses from trainees at 145 law firms across the country.
It has now announced that Forbes is a 2018/19 winner in categories covering Job Satisfaction, quality of work, client contact and approachability.
Forbes has marked the success with Alexandra Berry, Samantha Abdoollah, Ciaran Rafferty, Alex-Faye Grundy, Daniel Fletcher, Leann Whiteside, Lyndsay Baxter and Georgina Read beginning their Solicitor training programme.
Stuart Penswick, Forbes Partner and Training Principal, said: "We are delighted that Forbes Solicitors is a Lex 100 Winner for 2018/19 and has won in four categories, which is fantastic.
"We are also pleased and excited to have increased our trainee solicitor intake to the eight who started this September. This reflects our growth, expansion and ambition of the firm.
"We have been hugely impressed with the calibre of external candidate who have supplemented our talented internal applicants.
"We are very proud of our training programme and have high hopes for each of our new trainees."
Complimentary copies of The Lex 100 are now being distributed to universities and careers centres around the country.