Mr Patrick Clarke > Atkin Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Atkin Chambers
Atkin Chambers
1, Atkin Building, Gray's Inn


Patrick specialises in construction, energy, information technology, professional negligence and disputes with a high technical content or concerning major projects generally including litigation, domestic and international arbitration, and cases before the DIFC court Dubai.

Patrick has a particular emphasis on large or major project disputes, including those arising out of building, infrastructure, oil and gas, shipbuilding and sports stadium projects as well as information technology and professional indemnity claims across the spectrum of disciplines relating to construction, engineering and science and technology.

He appears in all dispute resolution forums including domestic courts and appellate courts, arbitrations, adjudication and mediations as well as international arbitrations from the Bahamas, Europe, Central Asia and the Middle and Far East.

He has represented a wide range of clients including employers (commercial and individuals), contractors, sub-contractors, shipyards and professionals, both domestically and from as far afield as China, Singapore, the United States and Europe, including Germany and Turkey.


Qualified 1997; Grays Inn.




Stourport High School; Kings College London (1995 BSc Physics); University of Birmingham (1996 GDL).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Professional negligence

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 6

Patrick ClarkeAtkin ChambersHe is clearly very intelligent and knowledgeable on construction matters.

London Bar > IT and telecoms

(IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) - Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Patrick ClarkeAtkin ChambersHe is user-friendly and commands absolute confidence in the quality of work. He stepped into the breach on a case, picked it up very quickly and was highly attentive throughout.

London Bar > Energy

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Patrick ClarkeAtkin ChambersA highly capable and very experienced senior junior who is very willing to roll up his sleeves and get intensely involved in the detail.

London Bar > Construction

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Patrick ClarkeAtkin ChambersFriendly, adaptable and he gives clear and practical advice that is readily understood by the client.