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Patrick (Paddy) Power - Partner



Paddy has over 45 years of experience in the English legal profession at the highest level including nearly 30 years as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales.


His career started in the Inns of Court and in the City of London, and latterly developed at Clyde & Co, solicitors in the City of London, and there he built an enviable reputation in the fields of dispute resolution, commercial litigation, arbitration, commercial and carriage of goods contracts, maritime and insurance law, and European law, most notably being the first resident partner of the Clyde & Co office in Paris.


Returning to the UK he became the partner heading up the Construction department at Foot & Bowden in Plymouth (now Foot Anstey) and subsequently the same at Michelmores in Exeter. He then acted as the senior legal counsel initially for Lehman Brothers in Canary Wharf and then at Davis Langdon LLP, (international construction consultants). Since 2012 he has worked on a professional consultancy basis in both the UK, throughout the EU and in the Middle East for Councils, Property Services Contractors and Solicitors.


He is currently a Consultant to QSPM Consultants LLP of Plymouth.  We are delighted that he joined Mills & Co as a Partner in December 2018.


Paddy is a Member of International Chamber of Commerce (Paris), Institute of International Business Law; the Society of Construction Law, the Adjudication Society and the British Maritime Law Association. Paddy has dual nationality – British/Canadian and is bilingual in English and French.




Tel:  +44 (0) 203 056 8877



Patrick (Paddy) Power