Tim Ashdown

Tim Ashdown

Partner

DMH Stallard (London)

6 New Street Square

New Fetter Lane

London

EC4A 3BF


Tim also works out of our Brighton office. If you would like to contact him at this location please call +44 (0)1273 744210.

Tim is the firm’s Senior Litigation Partner.  He is a commercial litigator with over 30 years' experience in handling corporate and commercial disputes.  He is an expert in all aspects of intellectual property including trade marks, patents, designs, misuse of confidential information (by employees and/or competitors), copyright and database rights.  Tim also advises on technology-related disputes and leads on many of our largest commercial and corporate disputes, with extensive experience in the High Court and Court of Appeal.  He is also adept at resolving disputes by way of arbitration and adjudication.  

Many of his matters and clients are international and Tim is the Chairman of our global network of law firms, LEInternational, which covers 27 different jurisdictions.

Tim is a Trustee of three charities, including the award-winning Towner Art Gallery, and a non-executive director of a large London-based technology company.

Tim is recognised as a 'Leading Individual' by Legal 500 2022 and receives the following appreciation: "Tim Ashdown is an outstanding and sharp lawyer with an impressive level of experience. Apart from being personable and very easy to work with he adds gravitas which gives weight to his client’s position. He stands out amongst his peers for these reasons. Another thing that impresses us is the fact that Tim can advise our clients from any industry sector and so he is an easy match for all of our clients."

Tim is legally astute and commercially savvy. He is a good communicator, a skilled negotiator and very easy to work with.

Chambers and Partners UK 2022

Tim Ashdown is seriously impressive. A fantastic litigator with a real breadth of legal knowledge, he has great client skills and a real feel for the commercial realities. Unflappable. Always willing to go the extra mile. I frequently recommend him to clients and they are never disappointed.

Legal 500 UK 2022

Tim Ashdown is very responsive and understands our industry. His advice takes into consideration the commercial implications by which we live or die.

Chambers and Partners UK 2022

An outstanding and sharp lawyer with an impressive level of experience. Apart from being personable and very easy to work with he adds gravitas which gives weight to his client’s position. He stands out amongst his peers for these reasons. Another thing that impresses us is the fact that Tim can advise our clients from any industry sector and so he is an easy match for all of our clients.

Legal 500 UK 2022

Tim is accessible, confident and commercial. He is very sensible and pragmatic.

Chambers and Partners UK 2022

...an esteemed IP practitioner and is frequently instructed by world-famous brands in trade mark infringement and passing off proceedings and licensing arrangements.

Chambers and Partners UK 2021

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