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Associate and Solicitor

Dan Griffin

“I enjoy providing a service that is focused on my clients’ commercial objectives, delivered in a friendly, approachable way.”

Dan's areas of special interests are:

  • Identifying and protecting intellectual property, including registering trade marks and designs.
  • Acting on behalf of clients bringing or defending claims relating to breach of commercial contracts and infringement of intellectual property rights.
  • Drafting and negotiating commercial contracts which include IT and intellectual property considerations.

Dan’s other main areas of interest are disputes concerning banking and finance. He acts on behalf of businesses in disputes concerning complex financial products including:

  • Loan agreements
  • Derivatives (including interest rate hedging)
  • Credit broking
  • Foreign exchange transactions.

With his litigator’s experience of finance matters he is also well placed to advise on the negotiation of loan agreements and associated documents during acquisitions or refinance.

Dan qualified as a solicitor in 2015.

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How to challenge a registered trade mark

Posted on 27th January 2020 in Intellectual Property

Trade mark registrations are not immune to challenge. Missing the opportunity to oppose an application for a trade mark before it is registered does not mean it is too late to take action because even after registration it can still be possible to cancel or have a registered trade mark declared invalid.

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Dan Griffin

Associate and Solicitor
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Cost Budgets and Precedent H – Essential Guidance

Posted on 31st October 2018 in Dispute Resolution

The normal rule in litigation is that the successful party is entitled to recover its costs from the other party. The Civil Procedure rules now give courts wide discretion in controlling the amount of costs parties can recover. The rules require parties to submit a budget (i.e. breakdown) of the legal costs they expect to incur. Precedent H is the prescribed form for that budget which must be filed in the majority cases which are valued at over £25,000.

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Dan Griffin

Associate and Solicitor