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Daden qualified as a Solicitor in September 2002. He specialises in all aspects of commercial dispute resolution. He has extensive experience in disputes arising out of mergers and acquisitions, shareholder disputes (including derivative actions), partnership disputes, trading disputes and disputes involving fraud. Daden also advises clients on risk management and dispute avoidance.
Daden also specialises in professional negligence and in contentious trust and probate matters.
Daden’s clients come from a wide range of business sectors both nationally and internationally, including technology, defence, financial services and logistics. His client’s include a number of public companies, many private companies, including family owned businesses, as well as partnerships and charities.
Daden is experienced in acting for foreign clients and also in assisting UK clients resolve disputes in foreign jurisdictions via IAG (International Advisory Group International) contacts. IAG is a network of English speaking lawyers, accountants and tax advisors at independent practices in over 60 countries around the world.
Daden also has a wide experience of all forms of alternative dispute resolution, particularly mediation, and is a strong advocate of the potential benefits of ADR.
Daden is based at our Chelmsford office.
Daden was elected to the IAG Committee in May 2011 and served as Chairman between May 2015 and May 2017. He has been co-convener of the specialist litigation group since 2010. Daden remains heavily involved in IAG Global and is Head of Birketts’ International Team.
Daden is also a member of the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association and a board member of DanceEast, which seeks to provide the best quality dance opportunities to everyone in the East of England from world class artistic performances to teaching and training and innovative community initiatives like the Dance for Dementia programme.
Daden is recommended and named as a ‘Leading Individual’ by Legal 500 [UK 2024]. In this edition, a client notes “Daden Hunt gave unpretentious advice, and was responsive to queries.”
A client in the previous edition noted “Daden Hunt is very knowledgeable in his field and gives clear and concise explanations. He was always available.”
Another client in the previous edition said “Daden Hunt is held in high regard by mediators. He is very calm and unflappable under pressure.”
Another added “We have had many dealings with Alex Forwood and Daden Hunt and they both merit special mention due to their professional approach at all times. As it’s an area of required detailed technical expertise, Alex and Daden bring clarity and understanding to each decision point and this we really value.”
In an earlier edition of Chambers Daden is recognised for his “considerable expertise in adjudication, arbitration and particularly mediation”.
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Daden Hunt gave unpretentious advice, and was responsive to queries.
Legal 500 [UK 2024]