Patrick is the Managing Partner of Simmons Wolfhagen and is responsible for maintaining the firm’s position as one of Tasmania’s leading law firms.
Patrick is committed to ensuring that Simmons Wolfhagen’s reputation is built upon strong values and a client centric culture.
Patrick is well known for his expertise in commercial litigation and dispute resolution with a particular emphasis on banking and finance, commercial disputes between businesses, securities enforcement, debt recovery, professional indemnity insurance claims and personal and corporate insolvency. Patrick’s extensive practice sees him act for some of Australia’s largest corporations as well as medium to small businesses and individuals.
Patrick regularly appears for clients in the Supreme Court of Tasmania, the Federal Court, the Federal Circuit Court and the Magistrates Court of Tasmania (Civil Division).
Patrick is chair of the Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania, chair of Plane Tree Studio Inc. – a not for profit Australian Disability Enterprise, and a member of the Law Society of Tasmania.