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Patrick Clarke

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Information Technology , Construction
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Information Technology - London (Bar)

Band 3

Patrick Clarke
Patrick Clarke's work in this field is particularly focused on disputes involving project-based IT outsourcing agreements. He is especially noted for handling high-stakes work involving public authorities and global technology companies.
Strengths: "He's very confident and nice to deal with, and willing to add nuance to his advice and instructions." "He has great knowledge and understanding in the area, with an understated and effective style which is really reassuring for clients."
Recent work: Acted for Competent Adviser in its claim against Forfront for damages, declarations and injunctions, regarding a long-term software, website hosting and maintenance contract.
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Construction - London (Bar)

Band 2

Patrick Clarke
Patrick Clarke is a noted junior with a professional engineering background whose attention to detail is widely admired by fellow practitioners. He advises on a range of matters, domestic and abroad, with a particular emphasis on residential properties and infrastructure works.
Strengths: "A very competent, solid advocate and very experienced in the marshalling of facts and drafting pleadings."
Recent work: Acted for BAM Nuttall in proceedings concerning alleged defects valued at £100 million in the design and construction of a guided busway in Cambridge.
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Patrick specialises in construction, energy, information technology, professional negligence and disputes with a high technical content or concerning major projects generally including litigation, domestic and international arbitration, and cases before the DIFC court Dubai. Patrick has a particular emphasis on large or major project disputes, including those arising out of building, infrastructure, oil and gas, shipbuilding and sports stadium projects as well as information technology and professional indemnity claims across the spectrum of disciplines relating to construction, engineering and science and technology. He appears in all dispute resolution forums including domestic courts and appellate courts, arbitrations, adjudication and mediations as well as international arbitrations from the Bahamas, Europe, Central Asia and the Middle and Far East. He has represented a wide range of clients including employers (commercial and individuals), contractors, sub-contractors, shipyards and professionals, both domestically and from as far afield as China, Singapore, the United States and Europe, including Germany and Turkey.

Career

BSc Physics. Practicing in Atkin Chambers since completion of Pupillage in 1999.

Professional Memberships

TECBAR, COMBAR, SCL.

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