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Patrick A. Wright

About

Patrick* arrived at the firm from the distant shores of Sydney, Australia, where he previously acted for health professionals facing complex malpractice claims and disciplinary proceedings. With this experience, he knows§ and understands the pressures facing all manner of professionals in today‚Äôs highly regulated environment. He offers pragmatic and sensible advice on a range of disciplinary, licensing, professional and regulatory concerns. His advice is attentive to not only the minutiae of the issue at hand, but also the bigger picture. Patrick has a long-standing interest in medicine and the laws that apply to its practice. He appreciates the complex, and at times conflicting, reality in which medical practitioners practice, and is deeply aware of the sensitivity and discretion required when resolving medico-legal issues. Patrick works tirelessly, to ensure his clients feel assured in leaving their legal concerns in his hands so that they can focus on the things they do best: treating people. .

Expertise

  • Practice Areas:

  • Bar Admissions:

    • Ontario (2017)
    • New South Wales, Australia (Solicitor) (2013)
  • Education:

    • University of Technology Sydney (2012) LLB (First Class Honours)
    • University of Technology Sydney (2012) BA Communications (Journalism)
    • University of Technology Sydney (2012) Graduate Certificate in Legal Practice

Details

Patrick A. Wright

is counsel at Lenczner Slaght.

Patrick’s growing litigation practice focuses on public and administrative law, with a particular emphasis on professional regulation.

Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght, Patrick worked at a national law firm in Sydney, Australia where he acted for health professionals facing complex medical malpractice claims and disciplinary proceedings, and regularly appeared in the New South Wales Supreme Court and New South Wales District Court, Sydney.

Patrick was awarded the 2010 Law Partners Compensation Award for the best performance in Medicine in the Law. Prior to commencing his career in law, Patrick worked as a freelance journalist and online producer for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and as a reporter and co-producer for 2ser Radio’s the law and social justice program, Radio Atticus.

  • Inquest into the Death of Brendan Hickey

    Counsel to the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority (SHFA) in respect of the Inquest into the death of Brendan Hickey during the 2014 VIVID Sydney Festival. (Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght)

    Patrick A. Wright | January 4, 2000

  • Wrzesinski v Lukaszewicz

    Counsel to the defendant, Dr Lukaszewicz, in a medical negligence claim involving allegations of a negligently administered flu vaccination resulting in acute disseminated encephalomyelitis. (Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght)

    Patrick A. Wright | January 3, 2000

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