Patrick is a partner in Shoosmiths’ real estate team, with over 30 years’ experience in advising on large-scale high profile town and city centre regeneration schemes, including residential and commercial development matters, as well as real estate funding and investment.

Patrick has advised on numerous portfolio investment acquisitions, especially of shopping centre and leisure schemes, and has a particular expertise in offshore tax driven investment acquisitions.

In particular, Patrick’s experience includes:

  • Supporting Bruntwood with its public/private joint venture with Bury Council and the subsequent acquisition of a shopping centre in Bury town centre.
  • Advising on the acquisition funding and development agreements for the Birmingham Innovation Centre at Birmingham University.
  • Advising on the real estate aspects of a refinancing deal for the development of No. 1 Old Trafford.
  • Advising on the St Michael’s development in Manchester City Centre.
  • Advising on the multimillion-pound forward sale and development of a student accommodation scheme for UCFB at Wembley Stadium.


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