Client Testimonials for Forbes Solicitors


Andrew Ellis has a 'calm and patient manner and makes himself very available and approachable'. Kella Bowers is 'vastly experienced in social services and abuse claims and has developed an unrivalled expertise in this area'. Lucy Harris also has a 'wealth of experience in this area and is able to identify the relevant issues to minimise the client's exposure'. Elizabeth Bower pays 'very keen attention to detail and relates very well to her clients' and Siobhan Hardy is 'highly motivated'. Other key members of the 'extremely strong' team include the 'technically very competent' Chris Booth who 'works very collaboratively with clients to achieve a positive outcome for them', the 'excellent' Paul Geldard and the 'passionate and solid all-rounder' Ridwaan Omar.

2018-19 edition Legal 500

At Forbes Solicitors 'clients receive real personal attention from people who know their stuff. The team is hardworking and knowledgeable and is very comfortable with high-value claims'. Praised for its 'nonsense and cost effective approach' the team defends all types of claims.

2018-19 edition Legal 500

Forbes Solicitors' 'professional, approachable and reliable' personal injury practice attracts praise for its 'traditional client-centric personal service'. The team is experienced representing local authorities and is highlighted for its 'good public sector industry knowledge'.

2018-19 edition Legal 500

Forbes Solicitors provides a 'superb service and works hard for clients'. The firm is 'fast becoming one of the major players in abuse work'.

2017 edition Legal 500

Paul Geldard and Martin Crabtree are 'technically excellent and provide a first-rate service'. Kella Bowers 'goes above and beyond to explain things well and clearly in layman's terms'.

2016 edition Legal 500

Forbes Solicitors' "flawless" department is "a team that cares" and takes a "straightforward approach".

2015 edition Legal 500

With 'extensive knowledge' that 'inspires confidence', the department at Forbes is led by managing partner Martin Crabtree.

2014 edition Legal 500

Forbes is "absolutely fantastic - nothing is too much trouble".

2011 edition Legal 500

The Team "Deliver a consistently high quality service across the board"

2010 Edition Chambers UK

"It is easy to support organisations that I have complete confidence in. Excellent, fast, straight to the point work, no procrastination, which in turn means no racking up of fees. Fees which I hasten to add are always presented at extremely competitive and palatable levels. I am simply thankful that Forbes exist. If it did not, I frankly would struggle to recommend an alternative. You have an excellent team, of which you should be proud."

Liability Operations Manager

"During the ten years I have experienced with Forbes I have always without exception received a first class service".

Insurance Officer
Metropolitan Borough Council

"You won the Tender based on talent and quality".

- report following successful tender for a Metropolitan Borough Council

"I owe you and your colleagues a lot. I appreciate all the assistance you and Forbes have offered me both professionally and personally."

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