Position: Associate, Commercial, Housing & Regeneration
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.
Clients rate Forbes Solicitors for its 'prompt action', 'flexibility' and 'very customer-focused approach'
2017 edition Legal 500
You were professional and well organised allowing for the court process to run flawlessly.
2011 Legal 500: The team at Forbes is 'responsive and proactive'.
Forbes are so attentive, always follow things up and are excellent value for money.
Chambers 2017: "They are friendly, professional, extremely effective advocates who always seek the best possible outcome."
2016 Legal 500: The 'holistic, fastidious and effective' team at Forbes Solicitors is noted for its 'wealth of sector knowledge'.