A former City solicitor, Patrick is a member of Howes Percival's Insolvency Service team. Having joined the firm in 2005, he advises on and is responsible for the conduct of directors disqualification proceedings on behalf of the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS). He has trial experience both in the High Court and county courts as well as wide experience of negotiated settlements in defended claims. Patrick also undertakes investigations on behalf of BIS in relation to directors misconduct.
Patrick trained and qualified with City of London firms, working for a number of years post-qualification in litigated insurance claims for UK and international insurers and reinsurers.
- 2005-date Solicitor, Howes Percival
- 2001-2005 Solicitor, Clyde & Co
- 1999-2001 Solicitor, Berrymans Lace Mawer
- 1997-1999 Trainee, Berrymans Lace Mawer
Corporate Governance Reforms: The Government’s Response
On 26 August 2018, The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (“BEIS”) published a response to two separate consultations that both looked at issues of corporate governance and the UK corporate framework, and in particular…
Insolvency: Security for Costs Refused Because It Would Stifle an Insolvent Company’s Claim
The court will be cautious about refusing security for costs on the grounds that it would stifle a serious or genuine claim. Sarah Lee considers why the court was willing to do so in the recent decision to do in Absolute Living Developments…
Registration of Overseas Entities: An Update for Directors
On 23 July 2018, The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (“BEIS”) published a draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill which would require overseas entities wishing to own land in the UK to take steps to identify…
Get in touch
To contact us, please fill out this form and we will get back in touch as soon as possible.