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Real estate firm Forsters has appointed founding partner Smita Edwards as its new senior partner for a four-year term from 1 September in an uncontested election. Edwards is the firm’s fourth senior partner since it was established in 1998. She replaces Guy Jordan who has returned to fee earning and will take on a new […]

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Forsters and Michelmores have reported double-digit growth in revenue for the 2013/14 financial year and net profit is also expected to have risen at both firms. Mayfair firm Forsters’ turnover increased 12 per cent from £32.5m to £36.5m, with profit from the audited accounts coming in at 17 per cent higher than last year. Average […]

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