New Head of Housing for Forbes


20 January, 2011

Forbes Solicitors is pleased to announce the appointment of Stuart Penswick as its new Head of Housing. Stuart who has been with the firm for over 10 years takes over the role from Siobhan Hardy who is focusing on other commitments within the firm as Managing Partner of its Leeds office and Partner in the Insurance team.

Stuart has headed the Litigation department of the housing team in Preston for the past 3 years and has played a large part in dramatically increasing the number of housing clients the firm acts for, which is now over 70 from all over the country.

Stuart comments on his appointment, "This has been a natural progression within the housing team and I am very much looking forward to the challenge. With our housing client base constantly increasing it is vital that we have someone heading the team who can continue to devote the time and effort to providing our clients with the best possible service at all times and I am dedicated to achieving this."

The firm's Managing Partner John Barker offers his congratulations, "Stuart has been an integral part of the housing team since it began and his enthusiasm and commitment have been second to none. He has an in depth knowledge of the housing sector and I am certain he will do a great job of leading and developing the housing team in the future."


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