For over 25 years, he has handled the defence of substantial claims against professional practices, including accountants, construction professionals, solicitors, barristers, brokers and IFAs. He advises on regulatory issues and all forms of investigation into professional conduct.

His client base includes the Big Four and mid-tier accountancy firms, international surveying practices, global insurance brokers, a number of pre-eminent architectural and engineering firms, and other large corporate practices.

An experienced insurance practitioner, Patrick handles complex coverage issues across a range of business lines including D&O, financial lines and cyber-risks. He has been involved in some of the most substantial insurance disputes of recent years.

Patrick also has a strong background in construction law and has acted for numerous parties within the industry including contractors, clients, sub-contractors and suppliers. As well as advising on the resolution of construction disputes, he is an expert in construction insurance, and advises insurers on coverage issues relating to single project policies, design & build insurance, contractors all risk, EAR, and DSU policies among others.

In addition to England and Wales, Patrick is also qualified to practice in Hong Kong.