12 January, 2007
Forbes, which has offices in Accrington, Blackburn, Preston, Chorley, Manchester and Leeds, recently won praise for its family law work in the UK Legal 500, a leading guide to the legal profession.
Sarah joins the firms Preston office and will work in the team headed by Partner Dawn Baker, who has in-depth family law expertise. Sarah specialises in various areas of family work including divorce, financial disputes pursuant to divorce and separation, disputes regarding children including residence and contact matters and domestic abuse.
Dawn Baker said "Sarah is a valuable addition to our team and I am pleased to welcome her. She will help us to continue to offer our clients the sympathetic advice and support that we pride ourselves on"
Sarah, from Leigh, Lancashire graduated from the York College of Law after studying at the University of Hull. She qualified in 2002 and has previously worked at North West law firm Stephensons and South Manchester firm Gorvins. She said "Forbes has an excellent reputation as one of the leading firms in the north-west with a large family department and I am looking forward to becoming an established member of the team"
Sarah is a member of the Law Society Family Panel and Resolution.