23 October, 2017
Five members of staff at leading North West legal firm Forbes Solicitors are celebrating after qualifying as Solicitors.
Amy, based in the Leeds office, specialises in Housing Litigation, defending disrepair claims and assisting landlords with possession claims and anti-social behaviour action.
Rebecca, based in the Central Lancashire Office, works in the Corporate department and acts for clients of all sizes across a variety of sectors regarding transactional matters such as acquisitions, mergers and disposals and corporate restructures.
Laura, based in the Preston office, works in the Employment department acting for both public and private sector clients. She will continue working within the Education sector, providing advice on a range of matters.
Bethany, based in the Chorley office, is a Solicitor within the Commercial team. She has a particular interest in data protection issues and provides consultancy data protection support to organisations in preparation of GDPR.
Stacey, based in the Blackburn office, advises on a range of commercial property transactions which includes the sale and acquisition of properties, leases (both landlord and tenant), and the negotiation and drafting of other property related agreements. She has a particular interest in the construction and development sector.
Siobhan Hardy, Senior Partner at Forbes said: "We are delighted that Amy, Rebecca, Laura, Bethany and Stacey are beginning the next stage of their careers with us. I wish them every success in their legal careers with us at Forbes Solicitors."
Forbes Solicitors delivers 'fast response times' and demonstrates 'impressive industry knowledge'.
2018-19 edition Legal 500
Very thorough and precise with each contract and have made it very easy for us to feel very confident going into new territories, whether it being a different country or a different manufacturer.
Forbes was instrumental in ensuring Electric Coffee Co is able to meet its growth ambitions.
Electric Coffee Co
It is always a pleasure to deal with true professionals and specialists in their area and this is what you can expect when dealing with Forbes and, in our case, specifically Nick and Gemma.
Gareth & Janet Watson
The team not only provides professional and practical advice, but also takes a personal interest to understand the business and the matter at hand.
Leonard Curtis Business Solutions Group
The advice and service that we receive from Pauline and her colleagues is consistently professional, knowledgeable and efficient. They have a great ethos and are a pleasure to work with.
Focus Insolvency Group
What a pleasure to do business with Forbes - Pauline Rigby & Nick Pickup both understood my personal objectives and requirements
Former Business Owner
I would like to thank Jayne and the Business Law team for being so friendly, professional and patient throughout the sale.
We have been very happy with the professional service from Pauline Rigby and her colleagues in the Business Law team and the ease of purchasing our new business
Andrew M Jones
Internet Trading Ltd
I and the UCLan team wanted to acknowledge the support from your team, including Nick Pickup and Pauline Rigby. Their contribution has been much appreciated by both clients and our staff.
Head of Innovation and Enterprise
Sincere thanks for all the time, patience and professionalism from Pauline and Tricia in the completion of MAP12 contract terms and conditions.
Jayne & Anthony Mellor
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
The Northcote Group
We have always found Forbes to be approachable and helpful and we look forward to a continuing professional relationship
Child Action Northwest
I have been extremely pleased with the legal team at Forbes and all their help
South Lakes Veterinary Centre
The team at Forbes have been professional, thorough, friendly and efficient from day one through to completion. We will certainly be using them again as we look to move our business forward.
S & L Wilson