Gruffydd Davies



Gruff is a Solicitor in the Dispute Resolution Team. Gruff advises on a range of disputes for businesses and individuals. Gruff has been qualified for 3 years.

Gruff has advised and acted on behalf of a full range of clients in breach of contract claims, Sale of Goods Act/Consumer Rights Act disputes, enforcement of restrictive (post-termination) covenants and misuse of confidential information disputes, and professional negligence claims. He has also managed debt collection services for several corporate clients.

Gruff is developing a specialism in Judicial Review claims and has advised clients on both bringing and defending Judicial Review applications. He recently successfully persuaded a potential claimant to withdraw its threat to bring a judicial review application against a local authority client in relation to a decision not to extend a procured contract.

Gruffydd is Chair of the XYBC Committee which organises regular events for young professionals in the Exeter and surrounding area. Click here to find out more about XYBC.


Relevant experience

  • Private company: Assisting on a breach of warranty claim for a transnational corporation in the oil industry including the service of time-critical notices to avoid the release of funds held in escrow.
  • Private company: Acting for a business with a national network of licensees in injunction proceedings against a licensee for breaches of restrictive covenants contained within a license agreement.
  • UK subsidiary of multi-national company: Successfully settling a 3-party breach of collateral contract and misrepresentation claim relating to the supply of forklift trucks under a finance agreement.
  • Foreign private company: Advising on the enforcement of European judgments against assets of a foreign bank located within England and Wales.
  • National accountancy firm: Defending professional negligence allegations and pursuing unpaid invoices for a leading national accountancy firm.
It was a pleasure working with Gruff; and I am very grateful for the professional and pragmatic advice he provided and also how timely and comprehensive his responses were. I also felt he was a personable, friendly and genuine individual, and I would be very happy to work with him again.

John Groom, Divisional Director - Medicine, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust