• 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 August 2018

20 Aug 18

The Banks Must Have It All It’s August. Less business gets done. But plenty gets spoiled or lost, because relevant people are not around to avert omissions, correct errors, or spot opportunities....

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Industry News August 2018

20 Aug 18

Andrew Hopper, co-author of the Solicitors Handbook and an esteemed force for balance in the relentless straitening of solicitors’ regulatory freedoms, has died. He leaves a big hole. The English...

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Legal Viewpoint August 2018

20 Aug 18

Experts’ Independence It’s a pretty important principle in litigation that expert witnesses, who provide evidence of specialised or technical complexity to assist judges, do so dispassionately...

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Telling Tales July 2018

21 Jul 18

The Ethical Balances of Regulation The divisions of opinion about the ideologies of the ‘outcome focus’ of the modern regulatory environment seem to match those in many other prominent debates:...

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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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