FORBES Solicitors has promoted Pauline Rigby to partner within the business law team.

She has been with Forbes for over 10 years and acts for clients from start ups and family run businesses and banks to financial institutions and insolvency practitioners.

Both Nicola Beneduce and Nick Holgate have been promoted to associate solicitors within the commercial property and insurance departments respectively. Nicola advises clients on all aspects of commercial property including commercial sales and purchases to drafting and negotiating leases for both landlord and tenants.

Managing partner John Barker said: “I am delighted to congratulate Pauline, Nicola and Nick on their promotions. All of them are home grown talent, having undertaken their training contracts with Forbes’ before qualifying as solicitors.”