Top Rankings for the Forbes' Housing & Regeneration Team


14 December, 2017

Forbes Solicitors' is celebrating after its Housing & Regeneration Team were highly ranked in the prestigious Chambers 2017 Guide and Legal 500.

Forbes are ranked as Band 1 in Chambers & Partners for Social Housing, with Lucy Worrall also achieving Band 1 status, Stuart Penswick Band 2 and Lachlan McLean ranked as Up and Coming.

They have also achieved Band 1 status in Legal 500 and Lucy Worrall has been ranked again as a Leading Individual, as well as having 7 recommended Lawyers; Daniel Milnes, Jonathan Holden, Lachlan McLean, Lucy Worrall, Ruth Rule-Mullen, Shirley Faragher, Stuart Penswick.

Forbes' Housing & Regeneration team strengths are listed as:

Clients rate Forbes Solicitors for its 'prompt action', 'flexibility' and 'very customer-focused approach'.

One client says: "I always feel that I am receiving the best service and advice," adding: "Forbes are very proactive and I find we never have to pursue them for advice."

Another source enthuses: "The team has exceeded expectations in every aspect - from their demeanour to their character, professionalism, speed and pricing."

Forbes Housing and Regeneration team are a growing department providing property, development, governance, employment and housing management services to an enviable list of national registered providers. Their recent work highlights include:

  • Successfully acting for Soho Housing in possession proceedings following the death of a tenant and a failed application to succeed the tenancy made by the late tenant's carer.
  • Acted for Riverside Group in an Article 2 inquest into the death of a resident in one of its hostels whilst on unescorted leave from a psychiatric hospital. The team successfully argued that the client was not to blame for the death.

Forbes Solicitors are very proud of their recent rankings and market position for Housing & Regeneration, Lucy Worrall, Head of Housing & Regeneration (Property) said: "We are delighted to be recognised by both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500, another endorsement of the work the whole team at Forbes is doing."


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