Francis Wilks & Jones is a friendly firm of experienced specialist lawyers successfully providing businesses and individuals with tailored and cost-effective advice since 2002.
Based in Clerkenwell, around a 10-minute walk from Farringdon station, we are a team of approachable and straightforward solicitors. Our aim is always to enable every client to get on with life as well as business.
SMEs, directors and shareholders on a broad range of business issues, including commercial dispute resolution, company rescue, fraud & freezing orders, debt recovery, shareholder disputes, director defence including defended liquidator claims, HMRC & tax claims, director disqualification and claims by shareholders. Our dedicated team has a genuine track record in expertly managing complex commercial disputes and works hard to deliver the most appropriate commercial solutions or exit strategies
Private clients on dispute resolution, commercial litigation, tax and HMRC disputes, debt recovery, professional negligence and personal insolvency matters. We act with tact and discretion, seeking to understand each client’s particular priorities and concerns, and using our extensive legal knowledge to provide bespoke, effective advice. When litigation is unavoidable, our team will give their total commitment and support to fighting your corner
Banks and financial institutions on all stages of their client relationships with particular specialism in dispute resolution, commercial litigation, fraud & freezing orders, debt collection and insolvency. We provide cost-effective and commercial solutions which enable you to successfully manage your risk appetite and recover money owed
Insolvency practitioners on all aspects of insolvency law, providing commercial and practical advice which enables you to successfully undertake your duties as an office holder
One of the most astute appointments I have ever made.A company director
Over the ten years we have worked together, FWJ continue to achieve exceptional results year on year. Andy Wilks and the team have been a pleasure to work with and have always provided pragmatic, commercial and accurate advice on a wide range of matters. FWJ have become an integral part of our business and we cannot recommend them highly enough.A client of the firm we successfully defended in a claim
Acting in a $20m trade finance and invoice finance fraud involving a worldwide freezing injunction and claims against defendants based in England and abroad
Our client, a trade and invoice finance company which was part of a wider group of companies, had discovered a $20m hole in its...