Welcome to Francis Wilks & Jones and our free Guide prepared by our team of statutory demand experts.

Whether you have been served with a statutory demand or looking to issue one, we have the legal team to help.

We have been advising individuals and companies on the subject of statutory demand assistance since we formed our business in 2002. During that time we have dealt with 1000’s of statutory demand situations – and it is this experience which makes us the leading firm in the country on this subject. Whether it is debt collection or defence – we have the team to help you.

We hope you find what you are looking for in this guide. And always remember – our specialist team is here to help. Call us today for your free consultation. Sue Brumby heads up our defended statutory team, and Shona Houghton is our head of debt recovery. Both would be happy to help.

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Statutory Demands – Frequently asked questions and talking points

What is a Statutory Demand?
When do you use a statutory demand?
Statutory demand minimum amount
Statutory demand time limits
Statutory demand procedure
Setting aside a statutory demand
Statutory Demands and company injunctions
Statutory demands by HMRC
How to serve a statutory demand
Statutory demand service on an individual
Can a statutory demand be served on a company?
How long does a statutory demand last?
Statutory demands and winding up petitions
Statutory demand or claim form?
Can a statutory demand be withdrawn?
Can I ignore a statutory demand?

Whatever the nature of your enquiry – our brilliant statutory demand team are here to help. Call us today for your free consultation.

Call Sue Brumby for defended or disputed statutory team.

Call Shona Houghton if you have a debt recovery enquiry.

Extremely thorough, professional and speedy, and the fees were much more reasonable than the competition. Highly recommended.

A private client we assisted in a debt recovery claim

I was greatly impressed with FWJ. Their commercial approach combined with specialist knowledge and tactical expertise was pivotal in the claim being dropped and costs recovered in full.

A Company director

Key contacts

Sue Brumby

Sue Brumby


Shona Houghton

Shona Houghton

Senior Associate

James Roberts

James Roberts


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