Patrick has been ranked in the Chambers UK Bar 2018 Guide for Personal Injury (Band 1) and highlighted in the Industrial Disease Spotlight Table.

He is a highly regarded personal injury silk with vast experience in disease claims. He has particular expertise in matters involving occupational cancer and is praised by solicitors for his straightforward approach to issues.


“He is the pre-eminent silk for disease-related injury issues in the country.”

“He has an unrivalled reputation for diseases and regulatory work.”

“Patrick adopts a hands-on, no-fuss, collaborative approach with his instructing solicitors, providing support and guidance throughout with the sole aim of getting the very best outcome for the client.”

Recent work:

Acted for the defendant in Zurich Insurance -v- IEGL, a landmark Supreme Court appeal establishing a new right concerning the recoverability of costs for insurers in mesothelioma claims.