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Forbes Appoints Katy Parkinson To Commercial Employment Team

18 Feb 2019

Leading legal firm Forbes Solicitors has appointed Katy Parkinson as a Solicitor in its Commercial Employment team. Katy, who is based at Oak House, Walton Summit, qualified in 2015, having worked in the legal sector as a paralegal and then as a trainee solicitor since 2009. She advises…

Forbes Solicitors Expands Manchester Operation

23 Jan 2019

Leading law firm Forbes Solicitors has expanded its Employment team in to Manchester city centre. The move coincides with Partner Emma Swan being appointed as Head of Commercial Employment and Partner Ruth Rule-Mullen being appointed as Head of Public Sector Employment, to oversee the Team's…

Forbes Solicitors Advises Acumen Financial Partnership Over Wyre Deal

09 Nov 2018

Forbes Solicitors have advised West Lancashire-based independent financial adviserÔÇ»Acumen Financial Partnership over the acquisition of Wyre Investment and Financial Management based in Pilling. The deal was completed with the help of Rebecca McCann, a Solicitor in Forbes' Corporate…

Forbes Expands Employment Team With Five New Appointments

06 Nov 2018

Forbes Solicitors has expanded its Employment Team with the appointment of three solicitors and two paralegals. Abigail Mottram, Trishna Modessa, Yara Cherbetji, Charlotte Black and Jason Landa, add expertise in a number of areas and have begun working with a wide range of clients in both the…

Forbes Launches Expanded HR Complete Employment Solution

16 Oct 2018

An Employment Law & HR solution offered by Forbes Solicitors has been expanded to include a wide range of new complimentary services in a convenient "one-stop-shop" for clients. HR Complete is a bespoke insurance-backed service which launched two years ago to help SMEs get the most…

Forbes' Ladies Night Raises Vital Funds for CARES Cancer Charity

26 Jul 2018

A night of pampering and beauty treatments organised by Forbes Solicitors has raised £428 for Lancashire cancer charity CARES. The event, at the firm's Oak House office in Walton Summit, included demonstrations as well as canapés and prosecco for the 40 women who attended. The…

Forbes Joins Association of Member-Directed Pension Schemes

06 Dec 2017

Leading law firm Forbes Solicitors has enhanced its work in the pensions sector by joining the Association of Member-Directed Pension Schemes (AMPS). AMPS is a body which represents the SIPP (Self-Invested Personal Pension) and SSAS (Small Self-Administered Pension Schemes) industry and…

The 'Thriving at work' Report - Mental Health Issues in the Workplace

26 Oct 2017

Following the request of the Prime Minister, Theresa May, The 'Thriving at work' report, published on Thursday 26 October 2017, is an independent review of how employers can improve and enhance the mental health of all of its employees and ultimately ensure they thrive through work. The…

Five Newly Qualified Solicitors for Forbes

23 Oct 2017

Five members of staff at leading North West legal firm Forbes Solicitors are celebrating after qualifying as Solicitors. Amy Chadwick, Rebecca McCann, Laura Marsh, Bethany Paliga and Stacey Lakeland are now beginning the next stage of their careers with the firm. Amy, based in the Leeds…

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…

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