19 October, 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 Legal 500 United Kingdom is "the leading guide to law firms in the UK" and the global Legal 500 website receives over four million visitors each year.
In the newly-published rankings, Forbes has been recommended in the North West for its work in the following areas: Social Housing, Clinical Negligence, Corporate & Commercial, Crime: General, Crime: Fraud, Dispute Resolution, Education, Human Resources; Employment, Insurance, Private Client: Wills, Real Estate: Commercial Property. It has also been recommended for Insurance in the Yorkshire & the Humber region.
Thirty one Forbes' solicitors are also included in the list of recommended lawyers, with Lucy Worrall highlighted as a "Leading Individual" for Social Housing and Nick Pickup and John Pickervance recognised as Next Generation Lawyers for Corporate and Commercial (Elsewhere in the North West).
Siobhan Hardy, Senior Partner at Forbes said: "Legal 500 is the definitive guide to the best legal firms and lawyers. The rankings are determined by our clients' feedback and it is pleasing to know they regard the service they receive from Forbes so highly."
With 'extensive knowledge' that 'inspires confidence', the department at Forbes is led by managing partner Martin Crabtree.
2014 edition Legal 500
Forbes is "absolutely fantastic - nothing is too much trouble".
2011 edition Legal 500
The Team "Deliver a consistently high quality service across the board"
2010 Edition Chambers UK
It is easy to support organisations that I have complete confidence in. Excellent, fast, straight to the point work, no procrastination, which in turn means no racking up of fees.
Liability Operations Manager
During the ten years I have experienced with Forbes I have always without exception received a first class service.
Metropolitan Borough Council
You won the Tender based on talent and quality.
- report following successful tender for a Metropolitan Borough Council
I owe you and your colleagues a lot. I appreciate all the assistance you and Forbes have offered me both professionally and personally.