Employment & HR News
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."
13 Nov 2018
Employment & HR
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.