Nicolas Patrick is Head of Responsible Business at DLA Piper International. In this role Nicolas has responsibility for the firm's pro bono practice, which delivers more than 200,000 hours of free legal services annually, as well as other community investments including the firm's Foundation, global scholarships, social mobility programmes, and the firm's global partnership with UNICEF, through which DLA Piper has donated more than £2 million to promote justice for children, plus £6 million in pro bono legal services.

Nicolas also heads the London Boardroom Advisory Service, providing strategic advice to the boards of multi-national corporations and global NGOs. Nicolas regularly provides advice to senior executives on business and human rights and reputation issues.