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We have decades of combined experience acting for a broad range of insolvency practitioners from small firms and sole practitioners to multi-national accountants. Whatever an office-holders needs, our team has the strength in depth to help.

I recently had the pleasure of working with FWJ and I cannot praise their services enough. From the moment I contacted FWJ I felt reassured and confident that I was in capable hands.

Sue Brumby and Bradley Hopkinson were incredibly professional, knowledgeable, and responsive throughout the entire process. They took the time to thoroughly understand my case, explain the complexities involved, and outline a clear strategy for getting the results needed.
Their expertise and dedication were evident in every interaction. They meticulously prepared all the necessary documentation, represented me with utmost professionalism, and kept me informed at every step. Their hard work and commitment ultimately led to a successful resolution of my case.

Thanks to Sue and Bradley I can now move forward without the weight of those issues hanging over me. I highly recommend FWJ to anyone in need of legal assistance. They are a top-notch firm that truly cares about their clients and delivers outstanding results.

A client who we supported through bankruptcy proceedings

A rollercoaster ride on a journey into the not uncomplicated world of insolvency law was made infinitely better, thanks to founding partner Tim Francis’ superior and expansive knowledge of this field of law. Along with a sterling effort in pursuing an important bankruptcy petition, they helped very much smooth the journey. Tim went over and above, throughout, keeping us updated through regular and clear communication. Many thanks.

A client for whom we assisted in pursuing an urgent bankruptcy matter

A very successful outcome. I am delighted with the services provided by Bradley and James.

A client involved in an insolvency process

We needed expert bankruptcy advice and we definitely found it in the bankruptcy team at FWJ. Sue and Bradley provided us with clear and understandable advice in a situation which was really stressful for us. They were able to resolve matters on very favourable terms for us and we can’t thank them enough.

A client for whom we achieved a successful outcome

Working with FWJ is always a pleasure. They make us feel very comfortable when we’re uncertain as to the best way forward and provide us with the confidence to strike out and go about our job, knowing they have our back.

Brian Baker, Partner at Moore Kingston Smith & Partners

They were extremely responsive and their assistance proved invaluable in resolving these matters such that the risks we faced were removed entirely. Our company continues to trade having survived this as a result of FWJ’s input.

A client to whom we provided urgent assistance regarding regulatory and compliance duties

Having worked with Tim and Andy, the founding partners of Francis Wilks & Jones since 2003 and before at their previous practice, I thoroughly value the expertise and flexibility brought to every assignment by them and their team. As a relatively new insolvency practice, BM Advisory has carefully selected its business partners who share a similar enthusiasm to find workable solutions for our mutual clients often in distressed situations. Francis Wilks & Jones fits this bill well and we would have no hesitation in recommending the firm to anyone who requires a sound law firm who are approachable and easy to talk to.

Andy Pear, partner at BM Advisory

Leonard Curtis has worked with Francis Wilks & Jones on a number of insolvency appointments over the years and in particular those with an asset based lending angle. I have enjoyed working with a legal team that has impressed with its depth of technical knowledge in that sector yet displaying a skill to balance this with advising on the practical and commercial issues we as insolvency practitioners face. I would have no hesitation in recommending them to asset based lenders and company directors.

Neil Bennett, partner at Leonard Curtis

Once in a while you get an assignment where everyone makes life impossibly difficult. Mine was an administration which was intertwined in an irreconcilable family dispute. Every party had an entrenched self-interested position, all believed that I was aligned with another and there was a whole host of complex property issues to boot.

For over eighteen months I was in daily contact with FWJ through litigation, possession proceedings, injunctions, negotiations, trespassers and the aforementioned property issues.

The strategic thinking displayed by FWJ meant that I was always confident that the difficulties would be overcome. Of course they were and when I next need solicitors to act for me in such challenging and contentious circumstances, FWJ will get my call.

Steve Goderski, partner, Geoffrey Martin & Co

The insolvency team at FWJ has helped me on a number of complex and protracted matters over the last few years. FWJ are quick to respond and have given me practical and comprehensive solutions to the situations I have had to deal with. I have always been impressed by the depth of insolvency knowledge and commercial awareness displayed by the team and I would not hesitate to instruct FWJ again.

Ian Robert, partner at Kingston Smith

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