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Patrick Burstall

Consultant Solicitor

Patrick specialises in many aspects of Private Client work and has particular expertise in trust work, wills, probate administration, tax issues, agricultural law and conveyancing.

He is a member of STEP – the worldwide respected Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners – and is a past President of the Hull Incorporated Law Society. He is also a past President of the Hull and Literary and Philosophical Society.


Patrick joined Burstalls in 1961, the firm that was founded by his father Bryan Burstall in 1946. He qualified as a solicitor in 1968 and was made a Partner in the firm. When his father retired in 1978, Patrick became Senior Partner, a role which he retained for 42 years until he stepped down in 2020 to become a consultant.

Patrick joined Rollits as a Consultant Solicitor in the Private Capital team in March 2024.