Dispute Resolution News
26 October, 2018
Stephen, who is based in the firm's Central Lancashire office, is an experienced Associate having qualified as a Solicitor in 2007.
He specialises in commercial litigation with particular emphasis on commercial property and land related disputes, an area which he leads on for the firm.
Stephen handles cases in the County Court, the High Court and the Land Tribunal and is also experienced in alternative dispute resolution and mediation.
He represents a broad range of clients including businesses, commercial landlords, managing agents, property developers, insurers, public bodies, local authorities and charities.
Examples of Stephen's cases include commercial property and land disputes, lease renewals and terminations, enforcement of covenants, dilapidations, forfeiture, construction disputes, professional negligence claims against solicitors, surveyors, architects and accountants, property development contracts, director and shareholder disputes, breach of contract and residential possession claims.
Stephen is a recommended lawyer in the Legal 500 2017 where it is noted that his "excellent advice gets straight to the real nub of disputes".
Stephen said "Joining Forbes at this time represents a great opportunity. The quality of work and the firm's reputation is well known and I am delighted to be joining such a great team."
Tom Smith, Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution for Forbes, said: "We are delighted to have Stephen as part of our team and we continue to enhance our growing reputation in dispute resolution. Stephen is a valuable and well-respected addition to the department and will be a great figurehead for our growing commercial property litigation team."
26 Oct 2018
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The service I received from Robin Stephens was both good value and efficient
I have engaged Forbes on a number of occasions, I have always thought the staff involved were very professional yet practical in their approach.
Bensons Vending Limited
Always give us helpful, solid advice - thoroughly reliable and easy to deal with.
Dear Robin Thank you so much for coming to our rescue again!!
Just a note of thanks for the work you did reference the Framework challenge. The new tender winners have been announced and we are on 6 of the 7 framework lots which is a great result
We would like very much to offer our thanks and appreciation to Michael Rutter for his negotiations on our behalf.
Derek & Mildred Walmsley
Thank you for what you have done for us, it has been a pleasure working with you - and your advice is always clear, practical and makes lots of sense.
The letter of summary has helped me to compile my defence. Without it, I would have floundered. I am very pleased with the professional service that I have received from Mohassan and Manisha.
I have to say that I've never had a better legal service from anyone and am very grateful for your actions in bringing this to a satisfactory conclusion.
Head of Finance at a Local Authority
Robin and his team have achieved what other legal advisers couldn't! Outstanding debt chased and paid within three weeks! We have used Forbes for years
Legal 500: Robin Stephens is recommended at Forbes
The service was excellent and I would not hesitate to recommend Forbes to friends, knowing they will be well looked after
H & L Property Limited