Michael Patrick


Michael Patrick

Contact details


  • Legal 500


Qualified as a solicitor in September 2005.


University of Southampton.


British Association for Sport and Law.

Michael Patrick is ‘a young star in the making’, and ‘good under pressure’.

Legal 500

Mike is a partner in Farrer & Co's Reputation Management practice. He has considerable experience of advising high profile individuals, corporations and institutions who find themselves the subject of attention, whether from the mainstream media, online attacks or campaigning/obsessed individuals. Mike advises on range of issues including defamation, privacy, data protection, harassment, blackmail, cyber security and copyright and trademark law. He regularly works alongside public relations advisors, investigation firms and IT specialists.

Mike is the head of the Luxury Brands Group at Farrer & Co and is also a member of the firm's Sports group. Mike is also a member of the New York Bar in the US having been admitted in July 2010.

Who we help

In addition to his media work, Mike has experience of advising on disputes specifically arising in sport (including advising sports clients on disputes relating to their disciplinary procedures as well as on specific cases in the fields of anti-doping).

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Mike has particular expertise in pre-publication advice to national newspapers and magazines, as well as broad media litigation expertise where he advises in relation to high-profile libel claims.

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