Eve Patterson

Solicitor

Eve Patterson

Eve Patterson

Solicitor

Qualified: 2008
Joined Straw & Pearce: 2019

Eve is a highly respected criminal defence lawyer with over 14 years’ experience in representing and defending individuals and companies. She trained with a large national firm and has worked in courts and police stations across the midlands. She joined Straw and Pearce in August 2019 in order to continue and expand on that experience.

Eve qualified as a Duty Solicitor in 2009 and has maintained a busy criminal defence practice throughout her career representing clients accused of all manner of offences, including complex fraud and thefts, violence and public disorder, murder, sexual offences and serious drug and money laundering. She has also developed a specialism in defending road traffic matters and individuals facing professional discipline allegations. She also has considerable experience in representing vulnerable clients and those with mental health difficulties within the criminal justice system.

Eve has established a reputation for being a robust advocate which results in a high success rate for her clients in terms of trial acquittals, preservation of driving licence’s and preventing the loss of qualifications/ employment due to internal disciplinary breaches. She is known for her professionalism and thorough preparation of cases. Cases of note include Contempt proceedings in the High Court, a high profile case representing a Company accused of fraud in relation to the sale of tickets to the 2012 Olympic Games, Representing a vulnerable adult accused of Murder during which, his fitness to plead/ partake in the proceedings was a significant issue and advising a professional client accused of corruption and misconduct in public office resulting in them not being prosecuted.
Specialises in: Criminal Defence, Road Traffic and Professional Discipline