Barrister, Outer Temple Chambers
Patrick Tomison joined Chambers in September 2019 upon successful completion of his pupillage. During pupillage, Patrick gained experience across the core practice areas of chambers, including pensions and commercial, employment, clinical negligence and personal injury, and public law.
Prior to commencing pupillage, Patrick worked in the Court of Appeal as the judicial assistant to Sir Ernest Ryder, the Senior President of Tribunals. While at the Court of Appeal, Patrick worked on cases involving, among other things, employment law, public law, immigration law, clinical negligence and commercial law. Patrick has also worked as a research assistant for the Law Commission in the public law team.
Patrick studied Law with German Law at Oxford University (2010-2014) where he received a First. After the completion of his studies, he worked as a paralegal for the Payment Systems Regulator where he developed interest and experience in financial regulation. He then worked as a research assistant at the Law Commission from 2015 to 2016. Patrick was based in the public law team and worked on the Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty project.
Patrick completed the Bar Professional Training Course at BPP London. He was awarded scholarships by both Gray’s Inn and BPP to complete the BPTC and was called to the Bar by Gray’s Inn in 2018.
Patrick is committed to pro bono representation. He has volunteered with the Citizens Advice Bureau in Whitechapel and he is a current volunteer with the Free Representation Unit, where he has represented clients with cases in the employment tribunal and the social security tribunal. Patrick continues to be involved with the FRU as Secretary of the Management Committee.
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