John is the senior member of the firm's contentious probate team. He initially trained as a teacher and taught law to students at A-level and degree before he qualified as a solicitor in 2000. John spent almost 15 years thereafter with a national law firm handling a wide range of complex and high value disputes on behalf of both businesses and private individuals.
Several years ago, John decided to specialise in managing the resolution of disputes concerning a Will, trust or estate. John is an experienced probate litigation solicitor and has a proven track record of successfully resolving disputes. Designated a "rising star" by the Legal 500.
"John Lambe loves to roll up his sleeves and start fighting against even the most entrenched opponents. He scopes a case and leaves no stone unturned from the earliest possible opportunity. He is always great at providing clients with a clear overview and direction in what is often complex and uncertain litigation. Clients know he is fighting their corner." Legal 500
"John Lambe is an excellent lawyer in his field with a commitment to his clients. He has a valuable blend of technical excellence and an approachable style which means he can get results whilst remaining empathetic to his clients" Legal 500
''John Lambe has an excellent grasp of property based issues in probate and trust context. Procedurally and tactically very clever, he is always able to distinguish the wood from the trees in what often prove factually heavy and legally challenging cases" Legal 500
"John Lamb and colleagues at Forbes Solicitors, are highly experienced, and I intend on using them again, in the not to distant future. I highly recommend Forbes Solicitors to all those who are interested in a highly professional legal service" Mr Yousuf, 2021