Rory studied Law and Computer Science at Downing College, Cambridge, qualifying as a solicitor with Herbert Smith. He has over 24 years’ experience as a lawyer with Masters qualifications in international tax law, insurance law and individual employment law.

He provides non-contentious (and if necessary contentious) commercial legal advice with a focus on M&A work, project finance, private equity and venture capital particularly in the tech, mining & resources, sports and entertainment sectors. 

Rory has extensive experience of technology related legal and commercial issues being a founder partner at Amelco (UK) Ltd, and is founder partner in startup Playerindex, a new concept sports betting product allowing betters to bet in-game on a player’s event based performance statistics.

He is actively involved in charity fund raising events particularly for children with special needs with the Lords Taverners, and Autistica.

Rory captained England Rugby at an international level also playing for London Irish, Harlequins, Wasps and Swansea. Rory still plays international rugby captaining the Classic Lions against an Italian Classics team.