Rory Mac Neice

Partner and Head of Commercial Litigation


A former professional National Hunt jockey, Rory heads the Firm's Dispute Resolution department of which the Business Risk and Regulation Team is part. Rory qualified in 1998.

He has over 20 years' experience of advising clients on regulatory matters across a range of sectors and has appeared as advocate in well over 400 regulatory cases.

He advises clients on product safety and recall and assists clients in their dealings with Trading Standards, component manufacturers, retailers and end users as part of project managing recall decisions taken by clients.

Rory has led response teams to dawn raids undertaken by regulators and has advised clients in respect of dawn raids in the waste, telecoms and energy sectors.

Relevant experience

  • Retailers, manufacturers and importers: Advising on recall decisions concerning potential and actual unsafe products and project managing recall decisions of safety critical products including gas appliances, marine safety equipment and fire safety/warning equipment.
  • Various clients: Assisting clients with HSE investigations following serious workplace accidents including in the agriculture, transport and road construction sectors including incidents of multiple fatalities.
  • Various clients: Advising clients in the agricultural industry in relation to water pollution and waste incidents.
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