04 March, 2020
Leading law firm Forbes Solicitors has joined LawPact® - the international association of independent business law firms - as it expands its national and global reach.
Having grown its team with 89 new appointments in 2019 and taken on the largest cohort of trainee solicitors to date, Forbes is further strengthening its service offering through affiliations and collaboration.
LawPact is an international association and network of over 60 like-minded independent business law firms based in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and the Pacific Region. The firms are committed to providing legal advice in an efficient, cost-effective and client-friendly way.
Oliver Burton, CEO of Forbes Solicitors, said: "Our growth strategy is geared towards meeting growing demand from SMEs across the UK and internationally. This involves expanding our team with the best talent in the industry and investing in the next generation of lawyers. It's our belief that by focusing on our values of togetherness and collaboration - whether that's with clients, partners or our networks - we will continue to succeed through helping our clients grow by supporting them in identifying opportunities and risks.
"Joining LawPact means we can partner with likeminded independent practices in new markets to deliver seamless legal services to SMEs internationally. It's a real privilege to join the LawPact network and we look forward to striking up successful partnerships."
As well as supporting clients around the globe, being a member of LawPact also presents opportunity for Forbes to assist overseas companies looking to do business in the UK. LawPact membership provides firms with insights and shares best-practice to enhance client service, financial management, technology and practice management.
LawPact President, Douglas Conover, added: "Forbes Solicitors is a firm renowned for delivering exceptional levels of client service and taking a people-first approach to innovation and problem solving. This aligns perfectly with our membership and will prove successful in driving new partnerships which are truly client centric. It's great to have them as a member and to continue expanding our network in the UK."