• 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.  

 

Services

Professional Risk Expertise

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

Fixing legal errors

21 Mar 17

Most lawyers are acquainted with the clammy instant when they realise their advice, work or action was not founded on an accurate legal understanding: An obsolete principle or rule replaced by more recent...

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Industry News March 2017

21 Mar 17

The NIC U-turn aside, the most radical tax-hike in the spring Budget is the introduction of a new scale of probate fees to take effect from May, uplifting the price of Probates for larger estates 129 times,...

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Legal Viewpoint March 2017

21 Mar 17

Supreme Court Supports Freedom to Disinherit The profile court decision this month is the Supreme Court’s Judgment in Ilott v Blue Cross [2017] UKSC Judgment (PDF) that the discretion exercised...

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Measuring Loss

21 Feb 17

Measuring Loss One of the consolations – there aren’t many - of the recent rises in court fees, especially the anchorage of the fee for issuing proceedings to the reckoned ‘value’...

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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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