• 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...

Telling Tales - June 2017

21 Jun 17

Telling Tales Exemplary situations of risk or crisis. This month: Doing Right with Bad Laws and Regulations The past few weeks have been momentous, with many unequivocal wrongs dominating headlines....

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Industry News - June 2017

21 Jun 17

Industry News The careful balance between executive government and the Judiciary is tipping dangerously and judges are getting noisy about it: In a speech at the Palace of Westminster last week, the...

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Legal Viewpoint - June 2017

21 Jun 17

Legal Viewpoint Suing a Nobody There has been a potentially wedge-widening decision by the Court of Appeal in Cameron v Hussain & Anor [2017] EWCA (23 May) to allow the victim of a hit-and-run incident...

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Manchester PI Firm bought by high street consolidator

08 Jun 17

The Solicitors Regulation Authority recently confirmed the appointment of Nottinghamshire firm Shacklocks LLP as the intervening agent for the affairs of Clinch Solicitors, a Manchester based specialist...

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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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