Legal Partners

Members only can call the ACID legal hotline on 0845 230 5742 for initial free advice

ACID accredited law firm logo

The successfully selected new intellectual property teams, recognised by the significant ACID Accredited Law Firm logo, are from:

DMH Stallard for large to medium sized enterprises

McDaniel & Co for start ups and small enterprises

DMH Stallard
Medium sized enterprises can rely on advice from DMH Stallard. Head of their Intellectual Property Team is partner Tim Ashdown who comments, ‘Our IP lawyers, based in London and the South East, are friendly, commercially astute and passionate about the work they do for clients. The team has a track record in settling IP cases at an early stage and adopts strategies from the outset to achieve a swift outcome.’

McDaniel & Co
Many start-ups and small businesses are already using the niche services of Niall Head Rapson, Head of IP at MacDaniel & Co’s law firm, Niall, commenting on his work with ACID members said, ‘As a Newcastle based specialist firm with low overheads, I am already enjoying establishing relationships with some of ACID’s truly innovative small, design led businesses. The most important aspect for me is connection with entrepreneurs with whom I can build a level of proactive support.’

ACID’s legal offer, provided by the ACID Accredited Law Firm scheme will support membership with fast track, initial free, hands-on advice for both litigious and non-litigious matters via a FREE Intellectual Property hotline and IP email facility. Members will also benefit from preferential hourly rates to ACID members from a menu of legal partners. ACID’s ALFs will also provide support at exhibitions and a newly created schedule of seminars, IP clinics, workshops and lunch forums will be announced shortly. ACID members can contact the new ACID Accredited Law Firms for initial, free advice on contentious and non-contentious matters by first calling the ACID Legal Hotline on 0845 230 5742 or by Email