Patrick is an experienced commercial litigator who has taken many cases to trial in the High Court and the Court of Appeal. Patrick strongly believes in using flexible approaches to dispute resolution; he is a qualified mediator and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Previously, Patrick has conducted professional negligence defence work, but he now acts for claimants, particularly against solicitors and financial advisers.
Patrick was admitted as a solicitor in the UK in 1983 and in Hong Kong in 1986.
Patrick is a keen exponent of mediation from the outset having been a director of ADR Net and, with Bond Pearce, a branch founder of the Centre for Mediation in the 1990’s. Trained with both CEDR and ADR Net Patrick has successful experience of many mediations both as mediator and advocate. In addition to his work as a litigator and a mediator, Patrick also runs mediation training courses for non legal professionals.
|2009||Keystone Law | Consultant Solicitor|
|2004-2009||Bevans | Partner then Head of Litigation|
|1997-2003||Patrick Selley Solicitors | Principal|
|1991-1997||Bond Pearce Exeter | Solicitor|
|1989-1991||Osprey Group | In-house Counsel|
|1983||Qualified as a Solicitor|