×

NORTHWEST LEGAL NEWS

Thursday May 18 2017

Forbes Announces Partner & Associate Promotions


Forbes Solicitors has announced the appointment of four new Partners and four new Associates as part of its continued growth.



Forbes Announces Partner & Associate Promotions

The largest legal practice in the North West outside the major cities has promoted Lucy Harris, Rubina Vohra, Judith Bloor and Patricia Prescott to Partners from Associates.

It has also confirmed that Kirsty McNulty, Laura Cieplak (nee Wilson), Darren Smith and Paul Huxley have been promoted from Solicitors to Associates.

Siobhan Hardy, Senior Partner at Forbes said: “We are delighted to announce these appointments, which underline the strength in depth which we have at Forbes and which also demonstrates our track record for nurturing our own talent and helping people to build careers with us.

“I look forward to watching their careers flourish even further in the future.”

Lucy Harris works in the Social Services Specialist Unit, within the Insurance Department, representing a number of Local Authorities in their defence of social services claims.  She now specialises in cases involving child sexual exploitation acting for some high profile clients. Lucy also provides advice to insured clients on related issues such as legal disclosure, redaction, and litigation privilege.

Judith Bloor has over 20 years experience in the Insurance Sector, specifically defending personal injury claims.  She has a wide range of experience in defending public liability, employers’ liability and occupiers’ claims, as well as Inquests, work related injuries and illnesses for both the retail sector and local authorities. 

Rubina Vohra is Head of the Private Family Team and is a member of the Advanced Family Law Accreditation. The majority of her case load is divorce, separation and children related. She has significant experience in dealing with financial matters for those that are married and those that have been cohabiting. A large portion of Rubina's clients have business' which requires particular expertise.

Patricia Prescott is Head of Wills, Probate, Tax and Trusts and is a full member of the Society for Trusts & Estate Practitioners. She specialises in Wills, Probate, Inheritance Tax, Estate Planning, Trusts, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection and Elderly Client Issues.

Darren Smith is experienced in all areas of Criminal Law from the Police Station Stage of proceedings through to the Crown Court and Court of Appeal. He is a member of the Honourable Society of Lincolns Inn; the Criminal Bar Association; Member of the Family Law Bar Association; Member of the Northern Circuit; Member of the Criminal Litigation Accreditation Scheme.

Paul Huxley is a specialist Duty Solicitor who has experience in representing clients at both the Police Station and various Magistrates Courts in the North West. He is very experienced in all aspects of a criminal case, including trials and sentence hearings of minor offences, through to the more serious and complex.

Kirsty McNulty is based in the Wills, Probate, Tax and Trusts Department and is a member of Solicitors for the Elderly. She advises clients on a range of matters including Will and estate planning; probate; Lasting Powers of Attorney; the Court of Protection on behalf of a proposed Deputy; life interest Trusts, elderly and vulnerable Client advice and advice on care home fees.

Laura Cieplak advises on all aspects of Employment Law and HR. In particular, Laura has vast experience in advising client’s in-house on day-to-day HR matters through to large scale restructure and redundancy processes. In addition, she assists clients in defending and avoiding claims for Unfair Dismissal; Discrimination, harassment and victimisation; Wages; TUPE Transfer; 'Whistleblowing' and Settlement Agreements. Laura represents Companies throughout proceedings from Pre-Claim Conciliation to a Final Hearing at an Employment Tribunal.  



"We are delighted to announce these appointments, which underlines the strength in depth which we have at Forbes"
Siobhan Hardy








DISCLAIMER: The statements, opinions, views and advice expressed in this article are those of the author/organisation and not of ENTIRELY. This article should represent information correct at the time of publication however whilst every care has been taken to present up-to-date and accurate information, we cannot guarantee that inaccuracies will not occur. ENTIRELY will not be held responsible for any claim, loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of any information within this article or any information accessed through this site. The content of any organisations websites which you link to from ENTIRELY are entirely out of the control of ENTIRELY, and you proceed at your own risk. These links are provided purely for your convenience and do not imply any endorsement of or association with any products, services, content, information or materials offered by or accessible to you at the organisations site.







Entirely Law Jobs


Legal Assistant/Administrator - Healthcare Litigation

Manchester


Legal Assistant/Administrator - Healthcare Litigation Manchester City Centre Salary Negotiable An experienced Legal Assistant/Administrator is required due to expansion, to join a Law Firm in the Manchester area.




Legal PA

Manchester


Description Job Description Job Title: Legal PA Department: Property Location: Manchester Type of Contract / Hours of work: Full-Time Purpose of the role: Provide proactive and professional Legal PA support to allocated group.




Legal Secretary - Personal/ Catastrophic Injury

Manchester


Legal Secretary - Personal/ Catastrophic Injury £24,000 - £26,000 Manchester City Centre As a recruitment partner to an established Legal firm in Manchester City Centre, Platinum are looking for a Legal Secretary who has experience in the Personal Injury/ Catastrophic Injury sector.




Legal Assistant

Knutsford


A Legal Secretary is currently needed to provided secretarial and administrative support within a Financial Services business in the Knutsford area.




Practice Manager

Manchester


A Legal Practice Manager position has become available in an award winning Legal firm in Manchester.




Legal Secretary

Chester


LEGAL SECRETARY - £18,000 to £22,000 DOE Are you an experienced legal secretary looking for a new challenge?Are you experienced secretary who is a confident typist?Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment? If you have answered yes to the above then I would love to hear from you! My client is looking for a Legal Secretary to join th.




Legal Secretary

Chester


LEGAL SECRETARY - £18,000 to £22,000 DOE Are you an experienced legal secretary looking for a new challenge?Are you experienced secretary who is a confident typist?Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment? If you have answered yes to the above then I would love to hear from you! My client is looking for a Legal Secretary to join th.




Legal Secretary

Chester


LEGAL SECRETARY - £18,000 to £22,000 DOE Are you an experienced legal secretary looking for a new challenge?Are you experienced secretary who is a confident typist?Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment? If you have answered yes to the above then I would love to hear from you! My client is looking for a Legal Secretary to join th.




Legal Secretary

Chester


LEGAL SECRETARY - £18,000 to £22,000 DOE Are you an experienced legal secretary looking for a new challenge?Are you experienced secretary who is a confident typist?Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment? If you have answered yes to the above then I would love to hear from you! My client is looking for a Legal Secretary to join th.




Legal Secretary

Manchester


Legal Secretary£16K - £18K depending on experienceFallowfieldMonday to Friday 9am - 5:15pmOur client are a firm of solicitors based in South Manchester specializing in the full range of legal services including personal injury claims, immigration, property, family law and criminal law.




Legal Cashier

Rawtenstall


New Job - Legal Cashier – Rawtenstall – Up to £21k - Apply Now! REED Accountancy is recruiting on behalf of an energetic and long-established reputable Law firm based in Rawtenstall.




Legal Cashier

Liverpool


Legal Cashier We are currently looking for a Legal Cashier for a law firm in Liverpool.




RECOMMENDED FOR YOU ON ENTIRELY NORTH WEST






























BIRDINNOVATION DELIVERS JDX ESPORTS


The BirdInnovation team Chris Bird, Taz Rose and Paul Bolton delivered two openauditions and qualifying tournaments for the first ever JDX esports events held in Londons Westfield Stratford and Manchesters Intu Trafford centre on July 26th and 31st respectively



























Discover the latest Industry News & Opinions on Entirely














We build powerful Financial Models for critical business decision makers.