02 October, 2019
Forbes Solicitors is celebrating after being recommended in 15 Legal 500 categories and ranking as a Top Tier Firm, with 35 lawyers listed as recommended.
Forbes' category recommendations are up one from last year, with Contentious Trusts and Probate being ranked for the first time.
The firm has moved up a tier for Corporate and Commercial (Tier 1), Insurance: Personal Injury Defendant North West (Tier 1), Crime: General (Tier 1), Crime: Fraud (Tier 1), Public Sector: Education (Tier 2), and Private Client: Family (Tier 3).
The firm has remained in tiers for Social Housing North West (Tier 1), Insurance Yorkshire and the Humber (Tier 2), Real Estate: Commercial Property North West (Tier 2), Employment North West (Tier 3), Private Client: Wills North West (Tier 3) and Real Estate: Property Litigation North West (Tier 5).
The Legal 500 guide has also named Partners Chris Booth, Kella Bowers, Daniel King, David Ryan and Stuart Penswick in the elite "Leading Individuals" list, with Jennifer Hankinson included in the Next Generation Partners rankings.
Partner Craig Liversidge has been named a Next Generation Lawyer and Associates John Pickervance, Nick Pickup, Sarah Rogers and Kirsty Varley and Solicitors Adrian Williams and Judith Wright have all been identified as Rising Stars.
Forbes has been recommended in the North West for its work in the following areas: Corporate and Commercial, Crime: General and Fraud, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Clinical Negligence, Insurance: Personal Injury Defendant, Education, Contentious Trusts and Probate, Wills, Family, Commercial Property, Property Litigation and Social Housing.
Oliver Burton, CEO of Forbes, said: "Legal 500 is a benchmark for the best legal firms and lawyers in the country and we are delighted to have received this recognition with such great comments and feedback.
"Our aim is to inspire and support our staff, our clients and our stakeholders to achieve their goals and such a glowing endorsement demonstrates we are delivering on this."