Patricia has practised exclusively in criminal defence work for over 20 years. She worked in a number of leading criminal defence firms before calling to the Bar in 2021.

She has extensive experience in all areas of criminal law. In particular, she was routinely instructed in the preparation and conduct of solemn trials, including firearms, sexual offences and crimes of violence.

Patricia has a particular interest in sexual offences and the application of expert medical and forensic evidence to such allegations.

Patricia holds a Master of Law degree in Criminal Justice and Penal Reform from the University of Strathclyde.