Rory is a trainee solicitor in the Public Law team.
Rory’s first seat was with the Real Estate and Construction team, where he assisted the team in residential and commercial property and construction matters; and his second seat was with the Dispute Resolution team. Rory’s third seat was spent on secondment at the in-house legal team at Ofgem, where he was involved in a wide range of regulatory and legal matters concerning the energy system in Great Britain. Rory’s time at Ofgem overlapped with a sharp and sustained rise in the wholesale price of gas, leading to a significant level of market disruption. Rory assisted on a number of ‘Supplier of Last Resort’ cases, and was part of the small team that brought the UK’s first ever Energy Supply Company Administration application, brought to protect the customers of the Energy company Bulb.
Prior to commencing his training at Kingsley Napley, Rory worked as a paralegal in a public law firm, where he advised the parents of children with special educational needs and disabilities in disputes with Local Authorities in both tribunal and judicial review matters. Rory previously worked in public and parliamentary affairs for a church organisation. Outside of work, Rory has represented parents of children with special educational needs at the First-Tier Tribunal, acting pro bono through the charity IPSEA.
Rory studied law at Birkbeck, University of London where he was awarded a first class LLB, before studying for an LLM in Legal Practice at BPP.