"A real estate specialist noted for his expertise in disputes concerning landlord and tenant, mortgages, ownership and use of land issues."
"He is a very bright brain and analyses the situation perfectly." "He is impressive as an advocate" Chambers UK (2016)
"Responsive, pragmatic and very knowledgeable on both commercial and residential landlord and tenant issues". Legal 500 (2015)
"a very bright and consistent performer", "gives the client a great deal of confidence" Chambers UK (2015)
"Highly intelligent and disciplined, he leaves no stone unturned". Legal 500 (2014)
"particularly good at understanding the commercial context of a dispute and what the client is trying to achieve" Chambers UK (2013)
"always adds value - he is thorough, pragmatic and invariably gets things right. You trust him implicitly" Chambers UK (2012)
"razor-sharp advocacy", "with many fans in the market" Chambers UK (2011)
"a substantial workload of property litigation work", "runs technical arguments in an effective way and applies the law in a practical manner" Chambers UK (2010)
"incisive and user-friendly" Chambers UK (2008)
Patrick is a specialist property litigator and advisor, whose wide mix of clients include investors, London estates, banks and financial institutions, developers of all sizes and professional indemnity insurers, as well as individuals.
In addition to having extensive experience of litigation in the Courts and before specialist property tribunals such as UT (Lands Chamber), FTT (Property Chamber), he regularly advises not only on non-contentious matters but also in relation to problems which have not yet become litigious, often receiving direct referrals from major industry players, their agents and advisors.
Patrick has been ranked in Chambers and Partners UK for Real Estate Litigation since 2005, and in Legal 500 for Property Litigation since 2010.
Patrick's reported cases include:
Kings College London, LLB
Called by Middle Temple, 1987
Pegasus Scholarship, Inner Temple
Property Bar Association, Chancery Bar Association and Professional Negligence Bar Association