• A reputation for professional excellence with integrity

    A reputation for professional excellence with integrity

  • Accurate understanding and technical analysis

    Accurate understanding and technical analysis

  • National and International Experience

    National and International Experience

  • 34 years in private legal practice

    34 years in private legal practice

  • A focus on events and consequences, not gossip

    A focus on events and consequences, not gossip

  • Helping lawyers, brokers, accountants, surveyors and other professions

    Helping lawyers, brokers, accountants, surveyors and other professions

  • There when you need him

    There when you need him

Welcome to F Mike Willis Ltd Solicitors

We are Professional Risks lawyers: that is, we help professional businesses or their clients to resolve their professional indemnity, regulatory, contractual or reputational problems.  

We bring 30 years' experience with large and small partnerships; governance and strategic issues; making or defending claims; and finding pathways for resolving, bridging or forecasting breakdowns between firms and clients, insurers, staff, or other stakeholders.  

 

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Professional Risk Expertise

Mike Willis has worked with a diverse range of professions including...

August industry news round-up

August industry news round-up

22 Aug 16

Lord Justice Briggs has published his final report on the future of civil courts, recommending a new online court designed to be used with ‘minimum assistance’ from lawyers with its own set...

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Undoing Deceitful Injury Claim Settlements

Undoing Deceitful Injury Claim Settlements

15 Aug 16

Cases continue to arise which tip the risks further against claimants who exaggerate their injuries or loss to gain higher settlements. In Hayward v Zurich Insurance Company plc [2016] UKSC 48 (27 July...

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Telling Tales: Should Systems Replace Experience?

Telling Tales: Should Systems Replace Experience?

01 Aug 16

Experience and practised skills are paramount assets for any effective professional team in all its deliveries, but especially for preventions as well as resolutions of errors or mischances, and the exposures...

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About Mike

  • Principal and Director of F Mike Willis Ltd
  • 34 years in private legal practice
  • 26 years as a specialist professional indemnity and regulatory risks practitioner
  • 21 years as a Partner and professional risks representative of a large law firm
  • Track record of success

The FMWL Approach …

  • Accurate understanding and technical analysis;
  • Focus on duty, causal event(s) and consequences; not gossip…
  • Sensitive but objective empathy;
  • Overarching commerciality; and
  • Clear aims, with vision where necessary to explore indirect routes to solutions.
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