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About Patrick Crisp

Patrick specialises in helping clients navigate complex, large-scale disputes and investigations.

His languages are English and German.

Recent work

  • Advising receivers appointed by the English High Court in multi-billion dollar fraud proceedings in relation to issues concerning the receivership in England and numerous other jurisdictions including, Russia, Ukraine, Cyprus, the British Virgin Islands and Seychelles.
  • Representing defendant shareholders in a Cayman Islands claim and related litigation concerning the conduct of an extraordinary general meeting and the removal of a board director.
  • Representing dissenting shareholders in a Cayman Islands claim in relation to the merger of a Cayman registered company.
  • Representing claimant shareholders in an LCIA arbitration and related litigation in England and Jersey concerning the misappropriation of a major refinery asset in Syria.
  • Advising in relation to cross-border investigations for a number of financial institutions.



  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Sydney University, Australia, including Program in International and Comparative Business Law at Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany
  • Bachelor of Arts (German), Sydney University, Australia

Professional qualifications

  • Qualified as a solicitor in Australia