• 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

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...

Telling Tales May 2018

16 May 18

Clearing out rubbish. A tale by a friend circulated on an email group recently described how, replacing a plug fuse, she found one in a kitchen drawer filled with useless bits which she promptly cleared...

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Industry News May 2018

16 May 18

Industry News The Law Society’s Junior Lawyers Division has reported a 100% upsurge in the number of legal trainees suffering mental health issues. Meanwhile, the definitions and debate as to what...

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Legal Viewpoint May 2018

16 May 18

Buyers Beware? Maybe Not… But at What Cost? The hot new case for professional risks lawyers is the Court of Appeal’s holding in Dreamvar Ltd v. Mishcon de ReyaandP&P Ltd v. Owen White...

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Myopic Defence Approaches

19 Apr 18

Myopic Defence Approaches Sometimes I advise clients seeking redress from professional firms for substandard service, or worse, simply because they have failed to deal with a problem properly, or even...

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F Mike Willis Solicitors

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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