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We understand that for some, the prospect of seeking legal guidance and advice can be a daunting one. Rest assured you'll find our Solicitors understanding and approachable. We pride ourselves on providing clear and straightforward advice no matter what the circumstance. At Forbes our expert Solicitors will guide you through, every step of the way.
Buying and selling a house can be a stressful time. Forbes Solicitors will eliminate the stress and ensure that everything goes as smoothly as possible. Our team of specialist conveyancing lawyers will guide you through the process, delivering a first class conveyancing service.
Buying and Selling Your Home
Residential Property Sales
Residential Property Purchases
Buying Repossessed Property
First Time Buyers
We offer the very highest standards of Clinical Negligence advice and because of this we hold a Legal Aid Agency Clinical Negligence Franchise. Delivering help to the victims of medical and clinical negligence allows them to secure the right compensation to rebuild their lives.
Cosmetic Surgery Claims
We have a large team of highly committed criminal lawyers who have extensive expertise in the full range of criminal matters from motoring offences to murder trials. We are pro-active, determined and through our progressive approach offer you the best chance of success.
High Court Advocacy
Serious and complex cases
Our team of solicitors are highly experienced in helping Elderly Clients and their families. We can help you plan ahead by making Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney. We can also assist you with planning for Long Term Care and advise you on other matters such as Living Wills.
Elderly Client Services
Powers of Attorney
Court of Protection
Planning for Long Term Care
Family trusts and asset protection
Local Authority and NHS funding of Care
Living Wills and Welfare Attorneys
Safeguarding for vulnerable adults
We are specialists in Family and Divorce law, offering sympathetic and compassionate legal advice in what can be a very tough time. Our expert family law team offer clients the support and knowledge they need to help you find the best course of action for yourself and your family.
Family and Divorce Law
Financial implications of divorce
When it comes to dealing with finances, we could all benefit from some help in order to manage our money more effectively. Our aim is to give you expert independent financial advice that will enable you to make well-informed decisions to make the most of your money.
Savings & Investments
Life Assurance & Family protection
Critical Illness Cover
Inheritance Tax planning
Financial Services FAQs
Here at Forbes our team of expert personal injury solicitors handle all types of accident and personal injury claims including cases on a No Win No Fee basis. If you have been in an accident we offer a free consultation and will be able to provide you with the advice you need.
Accidents at Work
Industrial Disease Claims
Car and Road Traffic Accidents
Accidents in a Public Place
Serious Injury Claims
Other Accident and Illness Claims
Our specialist team of Wills, Probate, Tax and Trusts Lawyers will work to ensure the smooth transfer of wealth from one generation to the next and to safeguard your family's financial security. We cater for your individual needs providing sensitive and thorough legal advice.
Wills, Probate, Tax and Trusts
Making a Will in the UK
UK Inheritance Tax
Powers of Attorney in the UK
Probate and Administering an Estate
Family Trusts and Asset Protection
We have a reputation for providing practical, straightforward legal advice with a focus on the commercial objectives of your organisation.
Building relationships at the outset is central to the way we work. Our clients are integral to everything we do. We see our role not only as your lawyers but an intrinsic part of your organisation that can benefit your overall business proposition/operation. Put simply we work with you not for you.
We always go the extra mile which makes us different from other law firms and why clients come back to us over and over again.
Our Corporate team represent a wide range of clients from 'start up' companies to long established family owned and managed businesses to brand name plc's. No matter what industry you operate in, if you are buying or selling a business, starting a new venture or restructuring your current venture, our corporate solicitors can provide all the help you need.
Fixed Fee Services
The Commercial team work with clients across the private and public sectors with a wide range of legal issues including contracts, compliance and governance.
We also regularly advise clients on the application of the Data Protection Act and Freedom of Information Act.
The commercial property team at Forbes Solicitors offer practical and expert legal advice on commercial property issues. Through our legal expertise you will receive straightforward and low cost effective advice which ensures we serve the same satisfied clients again and again.
SIPP & SSAS Group
Commercial Property - FAQs
Commercial Property - Our People
Commercial Property - Testimonials
Commercial Property - News
Our expert team have garnered a reputation throughout the UK as leaders in the dispute resolution field and we litigate successfully in all forums including the County Court and the High Court, dealing with cases at all levels, from small claims to multi million pound claims.
Land and Building disputes
Company & Partnership Disputes
Intellectual Property Disputes
Forbes has developed a specialism in Education Law, one of the few firms who excel in this field. Members of the education law team are regularly instructed by professional organisation members, educational establishments and LEAs in relation to a wide-ranging area of work.
Commercial, Corporate and Charity Law
Employment and Education Law
Exclusions, Appeals and Admissions
Our specialist employment solicitors can provide you with advice and assistance in relation to all aspects of employment law in a clear, straightforward manner. We aim to resolve any employment-related issues in the most practical, cost-effective and favourable manner possible.
Disciplinary and grievance procedures
Employment Tribunal Advocacy
Our specialist, solicitor led, debt recovery team will help you recover your commercial debts as efficiently and easily as possible. Our service is innovative and efficient and is designed to maximise your recoveries. By offering a 'no recovery, no fee' service we are invested in the successful recovery of your debts and will work tirelessly on your behalf to achieve that end.
Issuing a County Court Claim
Our dedicated housing and regeneration team are renowned for their high quality, innovative work and their straightforward approach. We offer a full range of innovative and pro-active legal solutions aimed at achieving the objectives of public sector housing organisations.
Housing Management and Tenancy Enforcement
Development, Regeneration and Home Ownership
Corporate, Governance and Procurement
Employment and HR
Forbes has over 40 years' experience in handling insurance claims. We currently represent in excess of 40 local authority Clients, 90 Registered Providers nationally, a number of national supermarket chains and the UKs largest fashion retailer. In addition we act for emergency services, LEAs, schools, universities and colleges. We also have long-standing relationships with major Insurers.
Anti Fraud Unit
The Regulatory Team at Forbes draws together specialists from a number of departments who understand the financial and reputational damage a regulatory investigation can bring. Our team, with over 50 years of experience, can help on all aspects of regulatory law.
Regulatory Law - Our people
Regulatory Law - News
Our retail team acts for major retail organisations on a national basis with a particular emphasis on their claims operations. We understand the needs of the Retail Sector; we are passionate about your business and deliver a service tailored to your commercial needs.
Retail - Our people
Retail - News
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Forbes Solicitors4 Wellington Street (St Johns)
Opening times Monday to Friday 09:00 to 17:00.
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