Position: Associate, Commercial
Office: Central Lancashire
Phone: 0333 207 1134
John joined Forbes in 2011 and qualified as a solicitor in 2013, specialising in Commercial matters. He is Head of the Manufacturing & Engineering group and an active member of the Construction group.
John's work predominantly relates to advising on, negotiating and drafting contracts governing the provision of both goods and services (B2B and B2C); and other types of commercial contract including agency, distribution, manufacturing, consultancy, franchising and other bespoke matters. John regularly acts in connection with construction projects, implementing building contracts, collateral warranties and other ancillary agreements.
John also advises on and assists businesses in relation to the identification, protection and exploitation of intellectual property and IT issues including digital compliance, software development and licensing agreements and support and maintenance contracts.
He has worked for a range of clients including SMEs, Education Providers, Local Authorities, Charitable Organisations, Sports Clubs and Registered Providers, each across a variety of sectors both trading on a national and international basis.
Your knowledge shone through and, in general, you have always shown a professionalism when dealing with any issues that we task you with.
Forbes Solicitors delivers 'fast response times' and demonstrates 'impressive industry knowledge'.
2018-19 edition Legal 500
I can honestly say I am extremely impressed with everything Forbes have done
Unique Ladies Network
Your quality of work, attention to detail, communication and general all round enthusiasm has been greatly appreciated as I have often become quite overwhelmed when reviewing them myself.
Ecompli (UK) Ltd
Very thorough and precise with each contract and have made it very easy for us to feel very confident going into new territories, whether it being a different country or a different manufacturer.
Have dealt with several staff at Forbes. Always very clear, professional and approachable. Happy to recommend them and will use again.
John brings a high level of expertise which we're sure will benefit our members.
NWL Chamber of Commerce
Forbes Solicitors have acted on behalf of WEC Group Limited for many years providing advice on a range of matters including Corporate & Restructuring and Commercial Property.
WEC Group Limited
John provides practical and concise advice and support in a professional and timely manner.
Thanks John, your services have been impeccable and as such I will have no hesitation to recommend both your services and those of Forbes Solicitors.
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