Housing & Regeneration News
03 August, 2017
Forbes Solicitors has reinforced its position as a leading provider of legal services to the affordable housing sector after being appointed to provide advice to Leicestershire-based emh group.
Following a competitive tender process Forbes' Housing and Regeneration Team will provide advice in relation to Tenancy, Property, Health & Safety, Care & Support and Procurement in a five year contract worth over £400,000.
emh group is one of the largest providers of affordable homes and care & support services in the East Midlands with 19,000 properties in more than 40 local authority areas across the region. The Group includes emh homes, emh care & support, Midlands Rural Housing and Hello Homes.
Lucy Worrall, Partner and Head of Housing and Regeneration (Property), who will act as Relationship Manager, comments, "I am delighted that we have been appointed as legal provider for emh group and I look forward to continuing to work in partnership with them. The appointment strengthens Forbes' position as a leading provider of legal services to the housing sector nationally."
Forbes' Housing and Regeneration Department is recognised in both Chambers and Legal 500 as a leader in the social housing field.
Clients rate Forbes Solicitors for its 'prompt action', 'flexibility' and 'very customer-focused approach'
2017 edition Legal 500
You were professional and well organised allowing for the court process to run flawlessly.
2011 Legal 500: The team at Forbes is 'responsive and proactive'.
Forbes are so attentive, always follow things up and are excellent value for money.
Chambers 2017: "They are friendly, professional, extremely effective advocates who always seek the best possible outcome."
2016 Legal 500: The 'holistic, fastidious and effective' team at Forbes Solicitors is noted for its 'wealth of sector knowledge'.