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 an out-and-out specialist in partnership law and is very up to speed on partnerships." "Paul has great attention to detail and is very approachable and always readily available to discuss cases when needed."
Chambers UK 2022
"Very approachable and always readily available to discuss case when needed."
Legal 500 2022 (Commercial Litigation)
“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 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 UK 2019 (Commercial Dispute Resolution)
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)