A winding up order for non payment of taxes can be frightening. But there are always things which can be done - negotiated settlements, company restructuring, disputing the claim, seeking business funding or applying for a validation order as just some of the choices. Let our experts help.

HMRC winding up process is crucial to understand.

HMRC issue hundreds of winding up petitions a year and have their own barristers and in-house legal team dealing with all of the winding up petitions. To an extent they are a very well oiled machine and it is always better for a company who has received an HMRC winding up petition to take expert legal advice to deal with HMRC. Otherwise, with their knowledge of the winding up process, you can easily come unstuck.

  • at Francis Wilks & Jones we have a team of experts who have many years of experience dealing with HMRC and understand the HMRC winding up process;
  • one of our consultants, Andy Lynch, formerly spent 18 years at HMRC before joining our law firm. His knowledge of the inner workings of HMRC are also very useful when dealing with the different departments there;
  • knowledge of the HMRC winding up process can dramatically assist your chances of success and our team at Francis Wilks & Jones have the expertise to help you through what can often be a frightening experience;
  • we can help make a validation order application to help you to continue trading without risk of personal claims against the directors.

The winding up process and procedure is not always easy to understand and if you start making mistakes, it can inadvertently lead to a winding up order being made and your company being placed into formal liquidation. If at all possible, you need to avoid these dramatic consequences of an HMRC winding up petition.


Our expert team of winding up petition solicitors at Francis Wilks & Jones are here to help you with if you have been served (or threatened with) an HMRC winding up petition. Contact one of our team of expert friendly winding up petition lawyers now for your free and confidential winding up petition consultation. Whatever your winding up petition requirements, we are the experts to help you. Call us now. Let us help.

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