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Sometimes directors can face disqualification for a range of different allegations, from tax and accounting offences to Immigration and fraud. Whatever the offence, we have over 20 years' experience helping directors. We will have seen it before. Call for a free consultation today.

We have been defending directors from a wide range of disqualification allegations ever since we set our business up in 2002. With over 20 years’ under our belts dealing with disqualification claims, we have the genuine expertise you need. Before instructing a lawyer – make sure you call us today. You wont be disappointed.

Our team includes

  • Stephen Downie is the partner who heads up our director disqualification team. As well as being a brilliant lawyer, Stephen is also a qualified accountant with particular expertise tax and financial matters. He previously worked for the Insolvency Service as well, giving him a valuable insight into how they work and run disqualification cases.
  • Andy Lynch is an expert on any HMRC issues and is able to assist on any complex tax related matters. Before joining FWJ, Andy spent 18 years at HMRC in the special investigations team. He regularly defends directors in a variety of claims.
  • Doug McEvoy is an associate at FWJ with a wide range of disqualification expertise, most recently defending many directors from Bounce Back Loan and Covid related claims. Doug also helps defend directors from associated liquidator claims for repayment of bounce back loan money

I was delighted by the work done by the team at FWJ and cannot recommend them highly enough. Their legal and tactical knowledge was spot on. I can now continue to grow my business free from the worry of my original disqualification.

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Director disqualification for technical matters

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Anamitra Mukhopadhyay

Anamitra Mukhopadhyay


Douglas McEvoy

Douglas McEvoy


Stephen Downie

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