Paul J. Dean

Viewing: Intellectual Property and IT for Paul J. Dean

Paul is a Business and Property barrister of more than 20 years experience but also has relevant experience in the field of Intellectual Property as follows:-
1. copyright disputes over database engine coding;
2. the distribution of digital content on global platforms, including iTunes, Spotify, Deezer and other consumer facing platforms; and
3. abusive registration of domain names
Recommendations
“He is hugely focused and is able to drill down into a raft of evidence with surgical precision. He has a near prophetic view of the next important moves.”
Chambers UK 2021
“Focused on the details but avoids being drawn into the irrelevant aspects of cases.”
Legal 500 2021 (Company and Insolvency)
“Personable, thorough and knowledgeable, he ticks all the boxes.”
Legal 500 2021 (Commercial Litigation)
“He is very user-friendly.”
Chambers and Partners UK 2019 (Partnership)
“He’s an excellent draftsman, a dogged advocate and a very client-friendly barrister.” “His advice is always well thought through and very considered.”
Chambers and Partners UK 2019 (Commercial Dispute Resolution)
“Very experienced in commercial disputes.”
Legal 500 UK 2019 (Commercial, Banking, Insolvency and Chancery Law)
“A partnership specialist who knows the technical aspects, laws and procedures very well and is familiar with all the leading cases.”
Chambers and Partners UK 2018 (Partnership)
“He has one of the best junior partnership practices in Birmingham and is more experienced in it than anyone else I know: a go-to man for partnership.” “Always a port of call for me: I trust him when it comes to partnership law and he’s involved in the big cases.”
Chambers and Partners UK 2017 (Partnership)
“A well-known insolvency expert” and “Technically very astute and accurate, and very personable.”
Legal 500 UK 2016 (Commercial, Banking, Insolvency and Chancery Law)
Memberships
Midland Chancery and Commercial Bar Association (MCCBA)
Birmingham Law Society – Dispute Resolution Committee (former member)
Qualifications
Whitgift School, Croydon
1991: BSc (Hons) Manufacturing and Material Science - 1st class
1993: PGDL (Nottingham Law School)
1994: LPC (Nottingham Law School) - commendation
1996: Solicitor
2001: Solicitor Advocate (Civil)
2001: Called to the Bar (Inner Temple)
Publications
Recovery magazine (R3)
Case summaries (2015)
Corporate Rescue and Insolvency
Insolvency Intelligence:
In Practice - “Proving solvency: consolidated accounts and the wisdom of hindsight?” Vol 7(6) [245] (Dec 2014)
Birmingham Law Society Bulletin:
Case note - “Re: Safehosts (London) Ltd [2013] BCC 721 (provisional liquidation instead of administration)” (March 2011).
Chambers’ newsletters:
“E-disclosure update” (March 2011)
“The hazards of insurance law” (Winter 2007 - Issue 3)
“E-disclosure - adverse costs” (Spring 2010- Issue 7)
“E-Disclosure - update (the new practice direction)” (Spring 2011 - Issue 8)
Partnership law: “Accounts and inquiries - how to achieve an equal footing” (2013)