Patrick is an Associate solicitor in our Dispute Resolution and Litigation department. He deals with a wide variety of disputes and regularly appears for clients at Sheriff Courts and at hearings under the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 and Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982. Patrick also has experience of cases in the Court of Session. He has a particular interest in property disputes, and is a member of the Property Litigation Association.
Patrick undertook a part time LL.M. degree at the University of Edinburgh while working for the firm, which he passed with distinction. He appeared in the reported decision of Scottish Water Business Stream v GSL Property Management Limited  SC GLA 54, 2017 G.W.D. 30-471 (statutory interpretation) and has contributed to the Edinburgh Law Review.
“I recently worked with Patrick who helped me with a commercial dispute I had. It was a fairly complex matter, but Patrick’s ability to get into the detail and understand the key elements and the areas we needed to focus on was outstanding. His support and empathy during the process was excellent and he was very patiently tenacious! I would have no hesitation in recommending Patrick to other organisations who faced similar situations.” Director, S Limited
"Patrick provided us with prompt, honest legal advice whilst keeping costs to a minimum, helping us to resolve a difficult property dispute. We would recommend his services to anyone finding themselves in a similar situation." Mr. Z
“My husband and I can’t recommend Patrick and the team at MSHB highly enough. We were involved in an extremely upsetting litigation matter and thanks to the knowledge and professionalism of Patrick our money was returned to us within 2 days of his letter being sent! Patrick displayed empathy and understanding throughout our contact with him which made the situation more bearable.” Mrs. A
“We would both like to thank you most sincerely for dealing with this situation as quickly and effectively as you did and not allowing it to progress to a very difficult conclusion for us.” – Mr. and Mrs. C
“Patrick provided me with honest advice whilst keeping costs to a minimum. Whilst the final outcome was not what I had originally hoped for, the advice and information provided by Patrick has enabled me to take the matter forward with the relevant authorities. Should any developments occur that Patrick would be able to assist me, I would have no hesitation in contacting him and have no hesitation in recommending Patrick's services.” Mrs. D.