With more than 20 years' experience in insurance law and commercial litigation, Patrick acts for local and international insurers and large insureds, advising on complex coverage issues involving professional indemnity, D&O, management liability, public and products liability, recall expense, property and ISR, crime and cyber risk products. Patrick manages medium to large-scale claims as defence counsel and in subrogated recovery actions, and has expertise in class actions as well as regulatory investigations and prosecutions. His clients highly rate his expertise across a number of insurance classes and his approach to seeking practical legal solutions.For the past five years, Patrick has been included in the Insurance category of the Australian Financial Review's Best Lawyers list.
What he does
Patrick acts for local and international insurers as defence and coverage counsel as well as in subrogated recovery actions. He manages medium to large-scale claims, principally in the property and construction, retail and financial services sectors. He also advises insurers on complex coverage issues involving a range of insurance products, including professional indemnity, D&O, management liability, crime, public and products liability, property, product recall and cyber risk insurance.
Who he works with
Patrick works with Australian and UK-based insurers, underwriters, claims administrators and brokers.