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Member Type:
Senior Counsel

Granting of Silk:

BA.LLB (Wits)
Fellow: Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
Chartered Arbitrator (CIArb)
Life Fellow: Association of Arbitrators (Southern Africa)
Associate Member : SA Institute of Civil Engineers(SAICE)
Chairman: Africa ADR
Member of the ICC Panel of Arbitrators
Accredited Arbitrator of the Dubai International Arbitrator Centre (DIAC)
Member of the Technology and Construction Bar Association (UK) (TECBAR)
Member of The Society of Construction Arbitrators (UK)
Accredited Mediator of the General Council of the Bar (UK)
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Member of the Society of Construction Law
Founder Fellow of the International Academy of Construction Lawyers
Freeman of the Worshipful Group of Advocates (London)
Member of Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration
Vice Chairman of The China- Africa Joint Arbitration Centre
Member of the Experts Committee on BRICS Dispute Resolution Center Shanghai
Arbitrator of the Hainan Arbitration Commission
Past Chairman of the CIArb Branch South Africa

Areas of Practice:
The fields of practice comprehend a specialization of Construction and Arbitration Law and generally in Contract, Commercial Insolvency, Professional Negligence, Banking, Insurance, IT, Landlord and Tenant and Mining Law. A specialization in Construction Law has involved all aspects of Construction Claims and Contracts including disputes in relation to dams, roads, power stations, airports, air force Bases, harbours, pipelines (offshore and onshore), buildings, bridges, aluminium refractories, hospitals, railway lines, cement filtration plants, sports stadiums, hotels, conveyors, heap leach pads, electrical installations, acid plants, crushing plants, paving, tunneling, water reticulation, water proofing, geotechnical and geological issues, mechanical engineering contracts, sulphuric acid plants, trains, dredging, issues relating to concrete, piping and instrumentation, elevators, reinforcement, post-tension slabs, foundations, factories, multi project terminals and design.

Prior to being called to the Bar in 1977, Patrick served his articles of clerkship at a leading Johannesburg firm of Attorneys during which time he passed the Attorney’s admission examinations and qualified and was admitted as an Attorney. Patrick is a member of 39 Essex Street Chambers in London and practices internationally in the United Kingdom, Europe and Africa. He has received numerous appointments to act as arbitrator in relation to both domestic and international arbitrations both in South Africa and abroad and has chaired and been a member of a number of Dispute Adjudication Boards.

Contact Details:
Phone: 082-552-2181