About Rory

Rory Knight is a Solicitor in the Lavelle Partners Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team. He is experienced in acting in defamation and enforcement actions, property and construction disputes and professional negligence litigation.  He acts for a wide range of clients including both commercial and private clients, banks and financial institutions.

Rory has contributed to reports by a United Nations body and the Independent Living Movement Ireland on the rights for Persons with Disabilities in Ireland and internationally.

He is also experienced in challenging decisions in respect of Assessment of Need applications and care allowances.

Recent Experience

  • Acting for individuals in plaintiff professional negligence cases against Solicitors, Accountants, Architects and Surveyors
  • Acting for financial institutions and venture capitalist funds in Judgment proceedings, enforcement actions, appointment of receivers and defence litigation
  • Acting for individuals in a variety of Plaintiff defamation actions
  • Acting for individuals in actions arising from cyber security breaches
  • Acting for individual clients in building disputes, boundary disputes, planning disputes, nuisance actions, trespass and property damage claims
  • Acts for several well-known corporate entities in the resolution of mortgage litigation issues in all court jurisdictions
  • Acting for parents of children in relation to entitlements under Disability Rights legislation

Professional Memberships

  • Law Society of Ireland
  • Consulegis


  • Civil Law, National University of Ireland, Galway
  • LLM, National University of Ireland, Galway

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