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Patrick Whetter

Partner | Oxford

"Patrick Whetter is a joy to work with. He is capable, knowledgeable and approachable. I am very confident in his ability to get the job done and his representation of me as a client. Patrick understands our needs and the challenges that we work with."
The Legal 500, 2024

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About Patrick

A highly experienced property lawyer, Patrick specialises in many aspects of commercial property with particular expertise in commercial landlord and tenant, freehold acquisitions and disposals and all aspects of property portfolio management.

Patrick is head of the Real Estate department in Oxford as well as heading up the Real Estate Life Sciences team, advising investors as well as occupiers and is a very experienced operator in the life science sector.

Patrick is well versed in the challenges and opportunities facing the life sciences sector and it's particular property needs and requirements.

Patrick recently advised Swailes Suites on the development and letting of the Oxford Superlab and advises Perspectum and Aimmune Therapeutics on their UK property requirements.

Patrick is listed as a Leading Individual in Chambers (2024 edition) and as a Recommended Lawyer in The Legal 500 (2024 edition).

Notable work & expertise


  • "Patrick has a full grasp of both Landlord and tenant challenges in contractural negotiations. Patrick was readily available during our Superlab n...

    Client testimonial

    Swailes Suites

  • "Patrick Whetter and his team were superb and great communicators. They showed high level knowledge and were responsive and efficient”

    Client testimonial, General Counse


  • “I am very happy with the service that Patrick provided.”

    Chambers & Partners, 2024

  • “He always gets stuff done and is a really good communicator.”

    Chambers & Partners, 2024

  • “Patrick is speedy and reliable. He delivers pragmatic advice with a positive attitude.”

    Chambers & Partners, 2023

  • "Patrick is very practical, personable and provides good levels of support."

    Chambers & Partners, 2022

  • "Patrick Whetter – so approachable even when contacted out of the blue. Extremely helpful and ensures a timely response to whatever is required."

    The Legal 500, 2022

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