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FS Legal

Work 0161 714 4520
Altrincham, West Midlands

Paul Crutchley

Work 01384 889900
FS Legal

Work Department



Paul is the Managing Director of the firm overseeing all of the firm’s branches and activities.

Paul is an extremely experienced lawyer with a background in both corporate law and litigation. Paul’s corporate expertise includes mergers and acquisitions and drafting and advising on all aspects of commercial contracts.

Paul specialises in advising both individuals and financial institutions and providers within the regulated sector. His expertise provides an invaluable perspective within the firm whilst also greatly enhancing the technical understanding of the financial products and investments.

Paul’s work is extremely varied as he deals with financial advisers, brokers, insurers and various other entities in the financial services sector. His expertise in both corporate law and litigation allows him to offer holistic ‘all round’ advice to his clients providing them with invaluable business and commercial advice and support.

Paul is renowned as a practical and pragmatic adviser with a sensible and straightforward manner.


Qualified in 1993. Made partner in present firm 2009.

West Midlands: Dispute resolution

Banking litigation

Within: Banking litigation

FS Legal¬†is described by some as ‚Äėthe only pure financial services litigation firm outside London ‚Äď its team is the envy of many of the top law firms it comes up against‚Äô. Gareth Fatchett¬†(‚Äėa renowned expert in financial services work')¬†handles a range of heavyweight financial services litigation; he represented Metro Financial Solutions in a dispute with Tenet Connect Services ‚Äď the client left the network, and Tenet Connect subsequently attempted to claim back fees. Other work concerns novel regulatory matters, plus SIPP and mortgage mis-selling cases. Paul Crutchley¬†also handles heavyweight work, some of which concerning offshore financial services.

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