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Tony Wilson

Tony Wilson

Legal Director

T:0151 921 7102

Biography

Tony is a Legal Director in the Professional and Financial risks team. He handles claims on behalf of solicitors and veterinary surgeons. He has experience of dealing with the SRA & Insurers in relation to MLRO issues and successor practice rules. He has advised law firms on takeovers and mergers as well as on regulatory issues & professional indemnity claims.

Tony has been a legal adviser to the veterinary profession for over 25 years representing veterinary surgeons in civil claims and disciplinary proceedings before the RCVS. He successfully represented the veterinary surgeon in the leading case of Walker v RCVS PC 16 2007 before the Privy Council. He has personally represented members of the veterinary profession before their Disciplinary Committee. He has been the senior lawyer to the Veterinary Defence Society for over 20 years advising on insurance and regulatory issues.

Tony also advises corporate clients in relation to their insurance arrangements dealing with high value personal injury claims on their behalf.

He was senior partner for 10 years of a major North West law firm. He has been a senior figure in the North West business community holding a number of outside appointments including Chair of the Liverpool Business Improvement District, non- executive Board member of Liverpool Vision, Deputy Chair of the Liverpool Biennial & a member of the North West Business Leaders Team.