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Patrick Doris is a partner in the Dispute Resolution Group of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher’s London office, where he specialises in global white-collar investigations and commercial litigation.
Mr. Doris’ practice covers a wide range of disputes, including white-collar crime, internal and regulatory investigations, contentious antitrust matters, multi-jurisdictional commercial litigation, administrative law challenges against governmental decision-making before the UK and EU courts, public international law and commercial human rights law matters.
In the field of investigations, Mr. Doris is particularly experienced in handling bribery and corruption matters, sanctions, money laundering, insider dealing, financial sector wrongdoing, accounting violations and major cross-border tax investigations.
Mr. Doris’ recent commercial disputes experience has extended to advising corporations, UK public and regulatory bodies and sovereign states in claims before a range of domestic courts and tribunals in the UK, the General Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union, the European Court of Human Rights and international arbitral tribunals.
He is recognised by Legal 500 UK 2021 in the fields of Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime, Administrative and Public Law and Commercial Litigation, in which clients are noted as having described him as: “totally committed, a great manager and really goes the extra mile” and “outstanding, has tremendous judgment, works exceptionally hard and always gives the impression that he is 100% dedicated to and focused on your case”. He is also ranked for International Arbitration and Litigation (White Collar) in the Lawdragon 500 Global Litigation Lawyers guide 2021, and has most recently been recognised by Best Lawyers 2022 in the UK for International Arbitration.
Before entering private practice, Mr. Doris taught law at the University of Warwick and worked in the Criminal Division of the Law Commission of England & Wales, the UK government’s primary law reform body. Mr. Doris earned his LL. M. (first class) in European Law in 1996; and received his BA in Law in 1994 from Trinity Hall, Cambridge University. Mr. Doris speaks English, Spanish, French and Catalan, with recent experience of conducting investigations in each of those languages.
Mr. Doris’ recent white collar investigations experience includes:
Mr. Doris’ recent antitrust experience includes:
Mr. Doris’ recent commercial litigation experience includes:
*Includes matters handled by Mr. Doris prior to joining Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.
Nottingham Trent University - 1997 Legal Practice Course
University of Cambridge - 1996 Master of Laws (LL.M.)
University of Cambridge - 1994 Bachelor of Arts
England & Wales - Solicitor