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
Davey v Money - Guidance for Administrators appointed by a Secured Creditor
The High Court have laid out extensive guidance for administrators when appointed by a secured creditor and open up the possibility of claims against an administrator’s appointing party if they act essentially as their agent.
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It sounds like the start of a really bad joke that a property lawyer might bring up at a dinner party. Sadly, it’s no joke and there is a real risk that a long residential lease may fall within the realms of the Housing Act 1988 putting…
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