Patricia Comiskey

Year of Call
Devil Masters
Andrew Young QC
Ronnie Clancy QC
Brian McConnachie QC

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Practice Profile

Patricia is experienced in a range of areas of civil work. She has developed an extensive practice in personal injury and clinical negligence cases, including claims of the utmost severity and complexity. She has experience in advising on and litigating in contract, insolvency, property and insurance disputes.

In criminal law, Patricia has experience prosecuting proceeds of crime confiscation proceedings and defending VAT fraud prosecutions.

Education & Professional Career to Date

BSc (Hons) (Leicester Polytechnic); MSc (Minnesota); PhD (Leicester Polytechnic); LLB (Edinburgh); Diploma in Legal Practice (Edinburgh)


  • External Counsel, Nursing and Midwifery Council (2017–present)
  • Ad hoc Advocate Depute (2015–present)
  • Ad hoc Advocate Depute, National Casework Division, Crown Office (2005–2009)
  • Clerk to the Examiners and Depute Clerk of Faculty (2003–2009)
  • Tutor in Evidence, School of Law, University of Edinburgh (2001–2004)