Forbes Solicitors appoints public sector specialist Gemma Duxbury

Forbes Solicitors has appointed Gemma Duxbury as a senior associate in its Governance, Procurement & Information Team.

Gemma will be based at the firm’s Central Lancashire office and advise on contractual, procurement and governance matters, focusing mainly on public sector and local government.

She has spent the last ten years as senior solicitor, acting head of legal and deputy head of legal (regeneration and governance) at Blackpool Borough Council, and brings experience advising senior officials in local government and working with Central Government departments.

Her specialisms including creating and advising local authority companies, procurement processes and public sector and local government matters such as highways, planning, property, contracts, academy conversions. 

Gemma said: “I am excited to be joining a team and firm which has an excellent reputation and am looking forward to working with the them to expand our services to public and third sector clients.”

Daniel Milnes, partner in Governance, Procurement and Information at Forbes, said: “We are delighted to welcome Gemma to the firm. She has an established reputation and we are already seeing her experience and knowledge working for our clients and strengthening our team.”

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