Patrick completed a BSc at Rhodes University in 2002 and a LLB in 2004 and is currently working on an LLM in environmental law at the University of Kwazulu-Natal.
Patrick joined Garlicke & Bousfield Inc as a candidate attorney in June 2011 and after completing his articles remained on as a professional assistant.
Patrick specialises in insurance and environmental law and is also involved in general commercial litigation. His continued interest in environmental matters is reflected in his dealing with the planning and execution of development projects and in regard to town planning issues and compliance with the relevant laws and regulations.
Patrick has presented seminars to property developers, banks and clients on environmental liability and has published articles on recent developments relating to environmental management legislation, including the energy efficiency building regulations. He is also an active member of the Environmental Law Association of South Africa, having presented at regional events on topical issues.