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Forbes Appoints Michael Chambers To Lead Growing Dispute Resolution Team

Leading legal firm Forbes Solicitors has appointed Michael Chambers as Partner and head of its growing Dispute Resolution team.

The team has also been boosted by the arrival of Laura Hallett Lea as an Associate, Jordan Davies as a Solicitor, Andrew Wilkinson as a Paralegal and Sophie Jackson as a trainee Paralegal.

Michael qualified in 2006 and specialises in commercial dispute resolution dealing with a broad range of litigation arising from contractual disputes, shareholder and partnership issues along with personal and corporate insolvency and property litigation.

Prior to joining Forbes he spent eight years at an international law firm working for a wide range of large clients.

Laura, who is a member of the Property Litigation Association, specialises in property litigation with core areas of expertise in lease renewals, dilapidations, boundary disputes, breaches of Lease including forfeiture, residential landlord and tenant matters, enfranchisement and leasehold disputes, service charge disputes, consent to assign disputes and agricultural tenancy disputes.

Jordan handles a wide variety of civil litigation matters, with a particular focus on property litigation. She also has experience in residential property, commercial property, debt recovery and securitisation work.

Michael, who is based in Forbes’ Central Lancashire office, said: “I am delighted to have been appointed to lead such a dedicated and enthusiastic team, which has such a great reputation in what is a rapidly growing sector.”

The photo left to right: Laura, Sophie, Andrew, Michael and Jordan.

Andrew Mann
After 34 years working in numerous operational and communications disciplines for three FTSE companies (Yorkshire Electricity; Meggitt and BAE Systems), at over a dozen locations, on 24 November 2016, I became the inaugural editor of Business Lancashire.Business Lancashire is a good news, Lancashire focused, business website and daily newsletter. It is a partnership between The Samuel James Group and the North and Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce.Over the years, I have written hundreds of press releases, features for trade magazines, copy for websites and brochures, edited in-house magazines and newsletters, as well as presenting a radio programme on Chorley FM. This experience has given me the ideal background for editing Business Lancashire.