Tel: 0800 689 0831
Address: Forbes Solicitors, PO Box 686, Blackburn, BB2 9QY, DX 17952, Blackburn 1
Legal 500, 2023
“They know and understand the Housing Sector which makes having to explain things to them much simpler. They are a very friendly team, and easy to approach with a broad range of knowledge, so can respond to pretty much any query you might have, and if the person you are talking to doesn’t know the answer, they know someone who does!”
“The team are very friendly, open and honest. They can respond to quite complex issues in a very straight forward manner, ensuring that their advice is appropriate for their audience. Lachlan McLean is amazing as he knows the answer to all your really weird housing related queries!”
“The breadth of knowledge within the Forbes team is excellent and I always receive excellent advice and guidance, explained clearly.”
“Forbes are an excellent, go-to team. They turned around instructions in a timely and efficient manner and carried them out to the highest standard.”
Forbes Solicitors is an award-winning law firm, with 11 offices across England that looks after the interests of clients nationwide.
The firm’s dedicated Housing Group is home to 70 professionals who work with some of the UK’s largest and most forward-thinking registered providers of social housing. The Group offers clients a rich mix of Housing & Regeneration sector experience, the full range of property and litigation services, along with procurement, governance, information and employment law.
The law firm has a corporate membership with WISH, as well as individual memberships for CIH, Resolve and WIP.
Forbes Solicitors has more than 40 partners and an overall headcount of nearly 400, advising on a wide range of commercial and personal matters. Forbes specialises in supporting SMEs, providing legal expertise in practice areas including litigation, commercial, corporate legal services, employment, insurance, commercial property and individual services.
Forbes holds the ISO9001 Quality Certification and in its recent assessment it was described as “exceptional”. The firm is ranked as a Legal 500 Top Tier Firm and a Chambers and Partners Leading Firm, receiving 70 nominations in the latest editions. Furthermore, a number of its professionals are included in the elite “Leading Individuals” list, the “Next Generation Lawyers” list, the ‘Rising Stars’ list, and 38 of Forbes’ solicitors are listed as recommended lawyers. Forbes is also a member of LawPact® – the international association of independent business law firms – which supports the expansion of its national and global reach.