Patrick Sherrington

Lawyer, Mediator

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By concentrating on the benefits of a commercial settlement, Patrick side swept problems.”



Patrick Sherrington has conducted close to 100 mediations in recent years related to disputes covering a wide range of fields, many of which have related to very high value claims with cross border elements. Mediations related to banking & finance disputes are a regular feature of Patrick’s work but he is also highly regarded for his skills mediating disputes related to construction & engineering, product liability, property and professional negligence. Patrick has vast experience of international disputes having worked in the Far East for 10-years and the United States for 5-years with the result that he understands the cultural nuances which are often factors in the negotiation process.Professional Background

Patrick has been a partner at the international law firm Hogan Lovells since 1985 and he has worked in the firm’s London, Hong Kong and New York offices over the years. Before moving to the firms Hong Kong office in 2013 Patrick was the Head of the Litigation, Arbitration and Employment Practice based in London. He has extensive experience of all forms of injunctions and pre-emptive remedies and much of his work has an international dimension with the result that he has considerable experience of jurisdictional issues and conflicts of laws.

Patrick’s work as a lawyer covers complex financial disputes, contractual and joint venture claims, partnership and shareholder disputes, banking including in particular fraud and asset tracing, insurance claims, energy, product liability and professional negligence. He is recognised as a leader in the field of commercial litigation in Chambers & Partners Guide to the Legal Profession and in the Legal 500.


  • Banking & Finance
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Construction & Engineering
  • Corporate Fraud
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Partnership & Shareholder
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property
  • Sale of Goods & Services