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Rory Holmes

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"He has a first-rate mind, pays great attention to detail and produces first-rate drafting. He is in a class of his own when it comes to difficult multiparty negotiations."
(Chambers & Partners)

Rory has specialised in PI and associated areas of work over the past 13 years.

He is an experienced Junior with a caseload which overlaps a number of Chambers’ specialisms. He is instructed to handle cases on his own, or as part of a Counsel team. He has significant Trial experience and has appeared in the Supreme Court as Junior Counsel. During his time at the Bar he has spent time working both in-house and on secondment within various law firms.

He is recommended by both Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners for PI. For further details of work undertaken please follow the links.

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Awards


  • Erasmus Scholar (2005)
  • St John’s College Cambridge, McMahon Post-graduate law scholarship (2007, 2008)
  • Middle Temple Lord Diplock Scholar (2008)
  • Pegasus Scholar (Singapore) (2013)

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Qualifications


Modern and Medieval Languages BA (Hons) (Cantab) (2003-2007)

La Universidad de Complutense, Madrid (2004-2005)

GDL (City University) (2007-2008)

BVC (City University) (2008-2009)

BVC-LLM (City University) (2010)

MA (Cantab) (2010)

Before coming to the Bar, Rory read Modern and Medieval Languages at St. John’s College, Cambridge, and at La Universidad de Complutense, Madrid.

In 2013 Rory was seconded to the commercial department of Rajah & Tann, Singapore, as a Pegasus Scholar.

Memberships


  • PIBA

Recommendations


“Rory is very forensic in his approach and his attention to detail is excellent. He knows the cases inside out and can identify the key issues in a case.”… “He is excellent in court and quick at turning things around.”

Chambers & Partners, 2024

“Rory is always calm, collected and highly effective. He is a brilliant advocate and a joy to watch when on his feet.”

Legal 500, 2024

“Rory is a pleasure to deal with. He is excellent with clients and he always goes the extra mile.”

Chambers & Partners, 2023

“Rory is always up for the challenge of taking on technically complex procedural arguments.”

Chambers & Partners, 2023

“Rory is very capable and exceptional on his feet.”

Chambers & Partners, 2023

“Rory is unflappable and provides clear and concise advice at all times.”

Legal 500, 2023

“A soft-spoken but robust advocate, who is very good at drawing out technical legal points from complex cases and is very reliable too.”

Chambers & Partners, 2022

“He has a first-rate mind, pays great attention to detail and produces first-rate drafting. He is in a class of his own when it comes to difficult multiparty negotiations.”

Chambers & Partners, 2022


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