Employment & HR News
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."
20 Feb 2019
Employment & HR
Ms De Groen had been employed as a teacher by Gan Menachem, an ultra-orthodox Jewish Nursery, since July 2012…
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.