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Patrick Palmer

Year of call:
1978
Education:
LLB (Hons)
1978
Bar exams
Career:
1978
Pupil in London
1979
Tenant at Sovereign Chambers
2015
Sovereign Chambers becomes Park Square Barristers
Appointments:
Recorder
CPS Grade 4 Prosecutor
Memberships:
North Eastern Circuit

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)

 Contact Patrick’s clerks

Andrew Thornton on 0113 213 5202

Gina Hawkins on 0113 213 5205

Rebecca Wilson on 0113 213 5203

Hannah Dempsey on 0113 213 5211

Elaine Foster-Morgan on 0113 213 5217

Robyn Nichol on 0113 213 5253

Chambers and partners 2018