05 April, 2007
Forbes Solicitors has appointed Solicitor Ruth Coffey in an expansion to their employment team.
Ruth has wide ranging experience in employment law having previously worked with trade unions and their members as well as employer business clients. Disability discrimination is an area in which she holds particular interest. She has also headed up the employment department at Paul Rooney Solicitors in Liverpool. More recently she worked for Access Employment Law Ltd in Preston working solely in employment law for employer business clients.
Regarding her appointment she commented "Forbes has an excellent reputation for providing practical, straightforward legal advice and I am delighted to have joined the team."
Head of the Employment Law department, Peter Byrne added "I am delighted to congratulate Ruth on her appointment. She will strengthen our employment team as we continue to deliver legal services with added value to our clients. Our department was recently recommended in Legal 500 which is testament to the quality of lawyers we have here at Forbes".
Ruth is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and Liverpool Law Society Employment Law Sub-Committee which involves meeting other solicitors on a quarterly basis to discuss current employment law issues and provide responses to any consultation papers on behalf of the Law Society.