Rory Fitzgerald is a solicitor with significant experience practising in the UK and Ireland. He also has substantial international communications and media experience. The combination of these skills led him to develop specialist expertise in legal communications. You can find out more about his work here:
Rory's work as a solicitor has seen him advise global companies, government departments and high-profile individuals. He has worked as a lawyer in Dublin, London and Brussel. He has broad litigation, regulatory, commercial and in-house expertise. He has worked on many high profile cases, including acting as solicitor for the successful appellant in the 2017 UK Supreme Court case, R v Platt.
Rory trained as a solicitor in Dublin and Brussels with leading Irish law firm, McCann FitzGerald. This excellent training saw him gain experience in complex international transactions and litigation while also working with the Irish Department of Justice to draft legislation.
Rory developed his legal career as a civil and criminal litigator, while also working in areas such as military law and international humanitarian law. Amongst other notable cases, he successfully overturned the wrongful murder conviction of a vulnerable defendant.
While working as a solicitor, Rory simultaneously developed his interest in journalism. His journalistic work soon appeared in major international publications including The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Irish Times and The Daily Telegraph. His work was referenced by the BBC, CNN and other major media outlets. He primarily writes about legal, economic and social affairs.
This combination of strong legal and media experience saw him join a leading Irish law firm in a legal communications capacity. Here he was closely involved in very significant international legal and policy issues. He has also worked criminal prosecutor and civil litigator in England. He currently works as General Counsel with a leading London specialist legal PR agency.
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