North East Law Centre is supported by a small number of dedicated volunteers who allow our services to go much further. Our volunteers work across all areas of law, providing specialist expertise and support.
Patrick is a Solicitor & Higher Rights Advocate. Patrick was admitted as a Solicitor in England & Wales, the Republic of Ireland and the Northern Ireland jurisdiction and is also a former judge. With over 35 years' experience, Patrick has appeared as an advocate in the full range of courts in England & Wales and in courts in Europe. Patrick is currently working as a volunteer consultant solicitor with the North East Law Centre specialising in Benefit Law.