Employment & HR News
06 July, 2017
Emma joins Forbes as a Partner in the Employment Team and will be based at the firm's Central Lancashire office.
She has a loyal client base of Lancashire businesses which she has built up during her career.
Emma takes a dynamic and pragmatic approach to find workable commercial solutions for her clients and has particular experience in advising clients at a strategic level in restructures, transfers, mergers and acquisitions; advising on TUPE; conducting advocacy in Employment Tribunal cases and providing advice on daily HR issues, particularly involving discrimination issues.
Commenting on her appointment Emma said, "I am delighted to join the ambitious and talented Employment Team at Forbes Solicitors."
Jonathan Holden, Partner and Head of Employment comments, "I am absolutely thrilled to welcome Emma to the team. She is a well-respected figure in the Lancashire Business Community; her prestigious client base and first class technical ability will enhance our offering to clients, and fits perfectly with our vision to remain the premier Employment and HR advisors in the North West."
13 Nov 2018
Employment & HR
Emma led us through a complex Employment Tribunal case which we would not have successfully succeeded without her and the team at Forbes support, they made us feel at ease throughout the process
Alexander Dennis Limited
We wouldn't work with any other firm when it comes to employment and HR topics.
UK HR Business Partner
Voith Paper Ltd
The service offering at Forbes is of outstanding quality and value and has consistently exceeded our expectations.
Head of HR
Head of department Jonathan Holden leads a team of 'highly competent individuals' covering the full range of employment matters.
2018-19 edition Legal 500
Forbes Solicitors provides 'swift, efficient and pragmatic advice to its clients'.
2018-19 edition Legal 500
We find that the Forbes team take a pragmatic and supportive approach and enjoy working with their team.
Kepak Convenience Foods
We approached Forbes Solicitors on a recommendation because as a small independent organisation we needed clear guidance and backing on HR matters.
Piccadilly Garden & Support Service
The Forbes team were fantastic, the work and effort they put in was impressive and I was made to feel at ease throughout the proceedings. I can not thank the Forbes team enough
Without doubt Jonathan Holden is like a security blanket. He understands that schools need to act in the best interest of school as a whole
Brenda P Allen
I will keep promoting you and your services because I'm fully committed to the quality of your work and the impact that it has in school.
Ashton Community Science College
Amy Stokes was more than helpful throughout the whole process - Thank you Amy.
Forbes are proactive in relation to changes in legislation and keep me informed via regular seminars, updates and bulletins.
Business Support Manager
Birchall Catering Supplies Ltd
I have always found everyone at Forbes to be approachable, helpful and professional, and would have no hesitation in recommending them to any other business
E A Foulds Limited
May I say how much the employment team at Forbes have helped Samlesbury Hall with staff issues over the past ten years.
...we have found Forbes to be an excellent team of people to work with, fully understanding our needs and goals.
Apeks Marine Equipment Ltd.