Who we can help

Clients of the Firm whose claims range from the low thousands to in excess of £200m include international businesses, PR agencies and professional services firms, small business owners, company HR and finance departments, families, politicians and high net-worth individuals.

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Reported Cases

Griffin Law is proud to work at the cutting edge of law and jurisprudence. Among our reported cases are the following:

  • Finch v Richardson [2009] 1 WLR 1338
  • Baxendale-Walker v Middleton & Ors [2011] All ER (D) 242 (Apr)
  • AMP v Persons Unknown [2012] All ER (D) 178 (Jan)
  • Harris v Charalambous [2013] All ER (D) 280 (Jun)
  • Sargespace Limited v Eustace [2013] All ER (D) 26 (Oct)
  • Nattrass v UK Independence Party [2013] All ER (D) 111 (Oct)
  • Hallam Estates Limited v Baker [2014) All ER (D) 163 (May)
  • Barker v Baxendale Walker Solicitors [2016] All ER (D) 208 (Mar)
  • T v V & Ors [2017]

Welcome to Griffin Law

Griffin Law is a niche litigation practice that gives expert advice to individuals and businesses who are involved in disputes of all kinds. The Firm was founded in January 2008.

Named after the founder’s late Irish grandfather, the broadcaster and soldier Patrick Griffin, Griffin Law is proud to provide innovative, cost-effective, commercially-oriented, proactive and tenacious legal advice to individuals and businesses in Kent, London and from around the world.

The Firm is unique in guaranteeing to share the risks of litigation with every client through the use of discounted hourly rate conditional fee agreements.

When you commit to us, we commit to you.

A GRIFFIN LAW WHITE PAPER FOR EMPLOYERS OF HOME-BASED WORKERS ~ August 2020

Are you prepared for the legal (and possibly financial) consequences of failing to provide home-based workers with a safe working environment? The period of enforced lockdown brought on by the

Restaurant Used Contact Tracing Data for Marketing – Griffin Law Reacts

On July 10th, Griffin Law’s managing director had dinner at the Goudhurst Inn. On arrival, he provided his name, email address and mobile number and  was told that he would

The perils of Zoom: Judge gets caught out on hot mic

Unsuccessful parties to litigation will often complain that judges are biased. In Re C (A Child), the Court of Appeal held that Mrs Justice Judd ought to have recused herself

Johnny Depp vs. The Sun- The Legal Issues Surrounding Defamation

Image: "Johnny Depp" by divasss is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 Hollywood actor Johnny Depp is currently in the middle of a three-week trial in the

Griffin Foundation – July 2020 – Gift-giving update

The Griffin Law Trustees met and voted on three hard-working charities suggested for consideration this month from inside and outside the firm. Children’s Better Life Programme - £500 Subsequent to

‘Tesco free 4k TV’ scam EXPOSED as 100+ people sign up to fraud

The Tesco ‘free 4K TV scam’ phishing scam targeting UK shoppers hit the news today and instantly attracted attention.    A new email phishing scam, falsely purporting to be from

HSBC App phishing scam targeting workers using SMS during Covid-19 outbreak

UK workers are being targeted by a new SMS phishing scam designed to trick victims into handing over details of their HSBC bank account. The scheme, uncovered by litigation specialists

Competition and Markets Authority Launch Taskforce into Coronavirus Cancellations and Refunds

On 30 April 2020, the Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) launched a Coronavirus (“COVID-19”) Taskforce to monitor problems facing consumers during the pandemic; with consumers being able to report suppliers

Covid-19 protection from Winding Up Petitions

Can you prove COVID-19 had an effect on their business? New law creates a major consideration before pursuing a debt, and significant protection if you are being challenged. In April

Media reports Griffin Law findings on phishing scam

Covid-19 HMRC SMS phishing scam targets passport details of self-employed London: 30th June 2020: Self-employed workers are being targeted with a new SMS phishing scam, designed to obtain the victim’s passport

A Griffin Law White Paper: Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill 2019-21

“Unprecedented measures, for unprecedented times” Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer. The pandemic has affected all of us but perhaps no group has been harder hit financially than the SME

Griffin Foundation – June 2020 – Gift-giving update

Donal Blaney, the Managing Director of Griffin Law, created The Griffin Law Charitable Foundation to support national and international charities that fit with the Foundation’s ethos and pre-established requirements. Each month, the trustees

Fraudsters target self-employed seeking Covid-19 income support

Comes as 2.5 million use the state aid scheme to stay afloat through crisis By Harry Brennan 9 June 2020 Fraudsters are targeting self-employed workers seeking state aid during the

Griffin Law Foundation May 2020 Donations

Donal Blaney, the Managing Director of Griffin Law, created The Griffin Law Charitable Foundation to support national and international charities that fit with the Foundation’s ethos and pre-established requirements. Each month, the trustees

A Griffin Law White Paper: Rules regarding costs pertaining to the Tax Tribunal

Legal costs recovery in the Tax Tribunal In this post we turn from the excitement surrounding novel coronavirus to a dry but practical consideration involving the Tax Tribunal, an independent

A Griffin Law White Paper: Small Business Commissioner and Late Payments etc Bill 2019-20…

...with topical addendum: Protect your business and employees from the impact of COVID-19. Don’t let your business be another victim. “Late payment is crippling small businesses, while the U.K. economy is

Why choose us…

Niche. All we do is litigation and dispute resolution. We act for high net-worth individuals, owner-managed businesses and other law firms across a wide range of areas of law with claims ranging from the low thousands to tens of millions of pounds. In some areas of law, we are recognised as market leaders and pioneers.

Innovative. Too many lawyers fail to think outside of the box. Not us. We pride ourselves on being truly innovative in the way that we approach your litigation, bringing claims that you may not have thought of and deploying tactics that you may not have considered.

Proactive. Unlike most lawyers, we do not sit back and wait for something to happen. We make things happen. We do not wait for you to contact us for an update. We regularly update and involve you in resolving your dispute as cost-effectively and promptly as possible.

Tenacious. We are the kind of lawyers that you will want on your side, not against you. We are aggressive when we need to be, fighting hard to achieve the best result possible for you at all times.

Commercially-Minded. We find out straightaway what you want when it comes to resolving any dispute and make sure we remember those goals at all times. We speak in plain English and avoid becoming embroiled in unnecessary or self-indulgent legal arguments that are of little relevance to resolving your dispute.

Strategic. We devise a plan, stick to it and refine it as a case progresses. A unique Dispute Resolution Strategy Memorandum underpins the strategy that we will adopt in resolving your dispute.

Professional. We are proud to be professional in everything we do. We are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and aspire to the highest standards of ethics. We are insured in the unlikely event that we make a mistake for which we are rightly held to blame.

Bespoke. We do not believe in a “one size fits all” approach to litigation. Every client’s case is different. We work alongside clients to ensure that they are happy with the strategy, tactics and costs budget. We are always willing to shape our approach to suit our clients’ needs.

Teamwork. We work closely with our clients, involving them every step of the way. That teamwork builds trust, with many clients staying with us (and referring new business to us) for years to come. It also means cases are run cost-effectively and with a minimum of fuss. Throughout, every client can call on a team of skilled professionals led by a senior lawyer with many years of experience. You are never fobbed off to an administrator or a clerk.

Empathetic. We know that litigation can be worrisome and time-consuming. While we are familiar with the court process, we appreciate our clients may not be. We work to put our clients at ease throughout, making it clear that we are on their side doing our utmost to win their case for them.

Testimonials

“When I was being mistreated by a major organisation I turned to Griffin Law. They were swift in their actions, realistic in their advice and open about the costs. They saw me through by being extremely sensitive to me and equally aggressive to the other side. I cannot recommend them highly enough.”

AJPW, Manchester

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