Patrick's practice covers a range of corporate, venture capital and private equity transactions, with a focus on technology and intellectual property-rich companies.

Patrick’s experience includes formation and early-stage corporate counselling to later stage capital financing, M&A exits and management buy-outs. He has acted for founders, investors and management teams within the software, telecommunications, fintech, renewable energy and cleantech industries.

Prior to joining Orrick, Patrick worked for five years in the Global Corporate Practice Group at an international law firm, during which he was seconded to Live Nation Entertainment where he provided legal counsel to Ticketmaster on e-commerce, advertising and consumer-rights issues.

  • Emerging Growth and Venture Capital

    • Centrica-backed “Green Running” on its angel, crowd and series A funding rounds.
    • Founders of Truelayer on the investment of Connect Ventures.
    • Social Energy on its series D funding.
    • Live Nation Inc. (NYSE) on investments in a number of European music festivals.
    • Esparity Solar on its capital raise for a 1 GW portfolio of grid parity solar projects in Spain.

    Private Equity

    • Tenzing Private Equity on its investment in FMP Global.
    • Management team of Prescient Healthcare Group on an investment by Baird Capital.
    • Founders of Edenhouse Solutions on a sale to ECI Partners.
    • Growth Capital Partners on the sale of FLYdocs to Lufthansa Technik.

    Mergers and Acquisitions

    • KVH Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq) on its disposal of the Videotel group to Oakley Capital.
    • EDF Energy Renewables on its sale of a 49% stake in its portfolio of wind farms to Dalmore Capital and the Pensions Infrastructure Platform.
    • Founders of MDSL on their sale to Sumeru Equity Partners.
    • NICE Ltd (Nasdaq) on its acquisition of Brand Embassy.

    Equity Capital Markets

    • Alpha Financial Markets Consulting plc (LSE) on its IPO and admission to AIM.
    • GBG Group plc (LSE) on two share placings to fund the acquisitions of PCA Predict and IDology.
    • Latchways plc’s recommended takeover by MSA Safety Inc. by way of a scheme of arrangement.

    Please note: these engagements pre-date Patrick joining Orrick