Patrick has strong advocacy and advisory practices. He has successfully represented clients at all levels of the UK system from top to bottom and in the Privy Council for both taxpayer and HMRC alike. He has advised on the tax aspects of divorce and UK takeovers, property developments, corporate and individual residence, stamp duty land tax, VAT and virtually every other UK tax. His clients include major corporates, famous celebrities, charities, wealthy individuals and businesses of all types.
Called to the Bar 1994 (Lincoln’s Inn). Member of Attorney General’s B Panel as Junior Counsel to the Crown 2010-2013; QC 2013. Previously a solicitor and a partner in two leading London law firms.
Revenue Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association
Death and Taxes (1985), Maximising Opportunities under the BES (1986), the BES and Assured Tenancies – The New Rules (1988), Tax Advice for Company Transactions (1992), The Enterprise Investment Scheme (1994), Transactions: Taxation of Joint Ventures (1994), Tolley’s Tax Planning (contributor from 1984-5 to 2012-13); founding editor of Trusts and Estates (1985) and tax editor of the BES Magazine (1986)
Director of Richmond (Rugby) Football Club