Patrick is a hands-on litigator. His clients, based in UK, Norway, Germany and throughout Europe, the Middle East and USA, value his ability to recover money owed to them and to win compensation when deals go wrong.
Ship owners, charterers and P and I clubs are Patrick’s core clients and he has a special interest in the soft commodities markets. He handles all types of disputes arising out of charter parties, bills of lading and conditions of carriage, insurance and re-insurance. He has close links with the London insurance market and extensive worldwide contacts in the insurance industry. He has a thoroughly commercial approach to the advice he gives his clients combined with an exceptional knowledge of market practices. He runs cases before the English High Court, commercial arbitrations in London and brings cases before courts and arbitration tribunals worldwide.