Archived News from 2016

Commercial Property


Questions we have been asked this month


Q. I am holding a Christmas fair at my café during the festive season in which alcohol will be served - can I do this? A. If your premises is unlicensed then you will need to apply to your local Council for a Temporary Event Notice ("TEN"). The event capacity must be less than…

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Three Newly Qualified Solicitors for Forbes


Three members of staff at leading North West legal firm Forbes Solicitors are celebrating after qualifying as Solicitors. Lorraine Wilson, Callum Halley and Mohassan Mehmood are now beginning the next stage of their careers with the firm. Lorraine, based in the Preston office, specialises in…

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Forbes Solicitors celebrates 31 Legal 500 Recommendations


Forbes Solicitors is celebrating after receiving 31 recommendations for its lawyers and services in the 2016 Legal 500 rankings. The leading North West legal firm is also delighted to reveal that Lucy Worrall, Partner and Head of Housing and Regeneration, based in Preston, has been included in the…

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Forbes Solicitors appoints Matthew Jones to Commercial Team


Commercial Property Lawyer Matthew Jones has joined Forbes Solicitor as an Associate as the firm continues to grow its Commercial Team. Matthew, who is based in Blackburn, has developed long-term relationships with many sole trader and SME clients and helped them on projects ranging from the lease…

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Forbes helps Coolkit move to larger HQ


Lancashire-based refrigerated vehicle specialist CoolKit Ltd has moved into new 45,000 sq ft premises after instructing Forbes Solicitors to act over the purchase. The new location, within a secure 2.5 acre site in Burnley, is part of Coolkit's strategic plan to achieve more than £15…

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22 Jan 2019

Commercial Property


Property Transactions Involving Pension Schemes: Capital Allowances Considerations

An issue that should be considered by the parties in all property transactions is the impact of any capital…

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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.

Brian and Martin Appleton

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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'.

Legal 500 2015

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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
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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
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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

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