As a founding partner of Devine Park LLP, planning and development lawyers, Patrick assists landowners and developers in achieving approvals for significant development and redevelopment projects. Working with some of the country's largest developers, property owners and institutions, he is very experienced both at the local level and on appeals before the Province's planning court, the Ontario Municipal Board. Patrick is past chair of the Planning and Development Committee of the Board of Trade and past president of the Toronto Chapter of Lamba Alpha, an international land economics organization. In addition to being recognized by the Law Society as a Certified Specialist in Municipal Law (land use planning and development), Patrick is recognized in The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. He has written many articles and made many presentations to The Law Society of Upper Canada and the Ontario Bar Association on various topics relating to planning and development law.