Archived News from 2010

Commercial Property


S & L Wilson acquires Howards Opticians Ltd


Forbes Solicitors has advised S&L Wilson Limited on the acquisition of the business and assets of Howards Opticians Limited for £300,000. The transaction was led by Pauline Rigby with assistance from Sanya Motorwala, both of Forbes Solicitors' Business Law team. Pauline commented, "…

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Licensing - more changes ahead?


New controversial changes are ahead in light of the Governments consultation on licensing reform. The new conditions will bring further changes to an industry which was only recently overhauled with the introduction of the Licensing Act 2003. In April 2010 the first three mandatory new conditions came…

Forbes comes out top in Lancashire


In the leading guide to legal services, the Legal 500, Forbes Solicitors has increased the number of categories it is recommended in to 13, up three from last year, and once again out performed all its local competitors. Forbes is the only Lancashire law firm to appear in six categories - Property…

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Ease-y to forget


The recent case of Lester & Hardy v Woodgate & Woodgate [2010] EWCA Civ 919 highlights the importance of making sure that a right over someone else's land, such as a right of way, known as an 'easement' does not lapse through disuse. The facts of the case involved neighbours. One neighbour had…

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Upfront Vol ONE // Spring 2010 - Commercial


If you would like to see our new format Commercial Newsletter - Upfront Vol ONE // Spring 2010 please click here . We hope you like the new style and layout but if you have any comments or feedback please do let us know, we value your input.

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Forbes named Corporate Law Firm of the Year for the third year running


Forbes Solicitors, leading local law firm with offices across the North West, has been named Corporate Law Firm of the Year at the Insider Dealmakers Awards 2010 for the third year running. The award recognises outstanding performance by a law firm within Lancashire. The award ceremony, held at…

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06 Dec 2017

Commercial Property


Forbes Joins Association of Member-Directed Pension Schemes

Leading law firm Forbes Solicitors has enhanced its work in the pensions sector

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Thank you sincerely for the excellent service you have given us. Since finding Forbes via an internet search it was obvious you are amongst the top few in your specialist SIPPs field.

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The 'proactive, commercial and knowledgeable' team at Forbes Solicitors is 'keen to ensure the client understands what's happening, and steers it down the right lines'.

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I have worked with Adam Bromley over the last 18 months on a number of matters. I have found him to be professional, friendly, personable and highly-skilled in the field of commercial property

Neil Welsh
Financial Planner
Banks Wealth Management Ltd

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It's a One Stop Shop as a legal entity, whatever problem we've got you've got someone to come and advise us or fix it

Craig Bancroft
Managing Director
The Northcote Group

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We have always found Forbes to be approachable and helpful and we look forward to a continuing professional relationship

John Tempest
Chief Executive
Child Action Northwest

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It's always nice to know that when you have some work to be carried out, it will be done in a professional and friendly way

Karen Hill

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