Glaisyers’ lawyer partners with the Forum of Private Business

Glaisyers Solicitors LLP, has been appointed by the Forum of Private Business (Forum) to provide legal support for its helpline and members.

Russell Brown, partner and head of employment law at Glaisyers Solicitors in Manchester, specialises in all aspects of employment law including employment tribunals and will be advising the Knutsford based Forum of Private Businesses and its members on employment legal matters.

Said Russell, “With Glaisyers’ full service offering for SMEs, owner managed businesses and their directors, we are building a loyal local client base. Partnering with the Forum of Private Business to extend our services seemed a natural move. Glaisyers are now the appointed lawyers to represent the Forum’s members.”

The ongoing partnership, which began at the start of the year, will see Russell advising on employment law, HR issues and commercial disputes.

Commenting on the new partnership, Ian Cass, Managing Director of the Forum of Private Business said: “We’re delighted to have Russell on board. As a frequent contributor to a wide range of employment law publications and a member of the Employment Law Association, his experience is second to none and will be a real asset to our members. The legal knowledge he can provide to our clients underpins our commitment to providing the best advice to SMEs across the north west. We look forward to strengthening our partnership over the coming months.”


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Notes to editors

• Established for over 40 years in Manchester, Glaisyers has grown by reputation and recommendations over the years.

• Glaisyers merged with Fruhman Davies Livingstones in 2010

• Glaisyers offers a broad range of high quality legal services to SMEs, individuals and families across the North West

• Its friendly and accessible lawyers take a personal approach to supporting their clients, providing outstanding customer service which represents real value for money

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About Forum of Private Business

The Forum of Private Business is a not-for-profit comprehensive business support organisation founded in 1977. Our membership is spread throughout the UK and primarily made up of companies that employ between 1-50 employees, helping them to manage employees, saving time, giving advice, support and protection where a business needs it. We are a recognised leading authority on business issues and represent the interests of business owners on many consultative bodies. We have built a solid reputation, being influential in many areas of policy-making, in changing laws that affect small businesses, and we continue to campaign for the fair treatment of businesses within the UK. Everything we do is about making sure our members’ businesses operate profitably. This means that every penny we make goes back in to supporting our members, providing the support and resources that will enable businesses to flourish and grow.

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