Partner Webber Wentzel attorneys, South Africa. Board member of the International Bunker Industry Association. Past President of the Maritime Law Association of South Africa. International Bar Association Maritime & Transport Law Committee. Has represented South Africa at the Comite Maritime International since 2008. Member of the CMI ‘Implementation of International Conventions and Promotion of Maritime Conventions’ international working group. Guest lecturer and external examiner at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal and external examiner University of Cape Town to LLM students. Ranked by Chambers Global, Who’s Who Legal and as one of 6 leading Shipping & Transport lawyers in South Africa by The Legal 500 2019. Pro bono lawyer for the National Sea Rescue Institute. Chairman: Steven Wallace Maritime Trust. Current South African Class A ORC National champion keelboat skipper.
Patrick has BA and LLB degrees as well as a Postgraduate Diploma in Shipping Law from the University of Cape Town.