Patrick is a latecomer to law and brings with him considerable commercial experience as well as discipline having run his own businesses in Gibraltar, Spain and Morocco and a military background. He was called to the Bar in England and Gibraltar in 2007 and is a member of the Inner Temple. Patrick is a recognised criminal litigator. He also undertakes civil litigation work and has acted on behalf of construction companies in health and safety related matters. Outside work, Patrick is Honorary Consul for Italy in Gibraltar and a member of the Royal Gibraltar Yacht Club and Honourable Artillery Company.