Patrick is a corporate recovery and insolvency specialist with more than 20 years’ experience. His broad practice covers advising on all formal processes including administrations, liquidations, schemes, voluntary arrangements and cross-border regulations. Patrick regularly acts for the directors and/or creditors of failed institutional, financial and professional services businesses, and retail and industrial businesses. He also advises on director disqualification issues.

Having practised as a litigator for most of his career, Patrick uses his vast experience to assist with the litigation aspects of an insolvency, such as undoing antecedent transactions, tracing assets and enforcement. He has advised on EU and international insolvency legislation, including successfully defending an international enforcement to the Supreme Court in the leading case of Rubin v Eurofinance. Patrick has also advised on significant cross-border claims against Russian nationals.

Patrick’s clients include corporates, insolvency practitioners, distressed investors, bondholder creditors, and individuals faced with bankruptcy, as well as insolvent businesses and their boards.

Patrick also advises on all aspects of data protection and has restored numerous companies to the register in order to pursue claims against banks.

  • Patrick has significant weight, experience and knowledge in the field of corporate insolvency. He has acted for me regularly and is very efficient, responsive and cost-effective and I would recommend him.

    Fred Satow, Insolvency Practitioner