Forbes promotes Jennifer Hankinson to partner

Forbes Solicitors has promoted Jennifer Hankinson to a partner in its housing and regeneration (property) department.

Jennifer, a Legal 500 recommended lawyer for 2019, specialises in housing and regeneration property law and worked as an in-house lawyer for a registered provider for almost five years before joining Forbes in 2016.

She has a wealth of expertise and experience in a variety of areas of property work, including sales of land, acquisitions, site acquisitions, s106 agreements, licence for works, golden brick acquisitions, development agreements, easements, leases (commercial and supported living), surrender of leases, management agreements and open market sales.

She also specialises in shared ownership plot sales and site set-up, assignments, staircasing, boundary and title issues, housing management queries, historic rectification work, bulk securitisation/disposal/acquisition, and construction elements such as easements, utility agreements (s104, s185, s38, s278), licences for works/alterations, consents and release from covenants.

Jennifer, who is based in Preston with the rest of the team, said: “This is an exciting role and I am delighted to be leading such a dynamic team with a great reputation for skill and expertise within the housing and regeneration sector.”