Patrick Palmer undertakes defence and prosecution work of all types, especially serious sex offences (recent, historic and institutional); murders; frauds all types (largest £25 million); corruption-related matters (including police); death by dangerous and careless driving; large conspiracies to supply drugs; and sensitive and high-profile cases.
Patrick has appeared in all criminal and civil courts, including the House of Lords — but not, as yet, the Supreme Court.
“Offers notable expertise in areas such as serious sex offences, homicide and motor crime” – Chambers and Partners (2020)
“He’s got a really nice, understated approach and is very good at identifying key issues.” “When you’re against Patrick, you know the case will be handled properly.” – Chambers and Partners (2017)
“He is very incisive in cross examination, persuasive in arguments and makes compelling points. A shrewd and smooth operator.” – Chambers and Partners (2016)