200 Burrard St, Suite 1200, Waterfront Centre, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 1978 (BC)
Patrick is senior counsel in the BLG Vancouver office. He focuses his work primarily in the areas of appellate and judicial review, Indigenous law, and investor/state arbitration. He is an appointed Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a status reserved for less than one per cent of all practicing lawyers of any state or province, and was appointed King's Counsel in 1998. He has been a frequent lecturer on appellate advocacy and developments in Indigenous law. Patrick was recognized in the 2023 edition (and since 2016) of Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business (Aboriginal Law, Band 1), the 2024 edition (and since 2006) of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Aboriginal Law, Administrative & Public Law, Appellate Law, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, and International Arbitration), the 2023 and previous editions of Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business (Aboriginal Law, Band 1), the 2023 (and since 2020) edition of Lexpert Special Edition – Energy, and the 2023, 2022, 2019 and 2018 editions of The Legal 500 Canada as a Leading Lawyer (Aboriginal Law). Recognized and Peer Rated in the 2020 edition of Martindale-Hubbell as "Preeminent" and "Distinguished". Called to the British Columbia Bar in 1978.