Year of Call: 2021
Patrick was admitted to the profession in 2015 and called to the bar in 2021. He has a general practice with a focus on commercial, planning, regulatory, and public law matters. He is available to be briefed in advice and appearance work in all jurisdictions in both metropolitan and regional centres.
Shortly before being called to the bar, Patrick acted for the regulator in the Coal Mines Board of Inquiry, and for the statutory party in the Paradise Dam Commission of Inquiry.
Patrick comes to the bar with diverse experience. He has previously worked as a litigation solicitor in private practice advising clients on commercial, construction and planning disputes. He has also held various legal roles with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (Qld) where he regularly appeared as an advocate in both the Supreme and District Courts. Most recently, he worked as a State government Principal Lawyer concerned with administrative and regulatory proceedings in the mining and resources sector.
Patrick was the associate to His Honour Judge Morzone QC in the District Court and Planning and Environment Court of Queensland in 2014-2015.