Patrick Cooney


Legal Director

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Experience

Patrick joined Birketts in October 2021. He is a Legal Director in our Construction and Engineering Team and is based in our Cambridge office.

Before joining Birketts, Patrick was a Managing Associate at a global law firm with a national and international client base. Patrick is experienced in both contentious and non-contentious construction projects and has particular experience of major infrastructure and major capital projects for the transport and logistics sector. He has previously advised Highways England on its transition to managed motorways and HS2 on its ground investigation procurement and the protection of utility company apparatus. 

On the contentious side, Patrick has wide experience of resolving disputes using mediation and conciliation and bringing and defending claims in the Technology and Construction Court.

Bringing fifteen years of experience to the firm, Patrick has particular skill advising on development documentation, including the full range industry standard form building contracts such as JCT, ICE, GC Works, NEC and FIDIC forms. Patrick has worked with a broad range of clients including developers, lenders, local authorities and contractors.

Other Information

Patrick is ranked in band 1 of Chambers [UK 2021].

Top Ranked Chambers UK 2021