Rory Eakin graduated from University College Dublin in 2014 with a BCL (Hons). Prior to joining MacGuill and Company, he worked as a paralegal in a law firm in Belfast and previously completed a work placement with the Law Society of Northern Ireland.
Rory entered the Law Society of Ireland in September 2015 when he joined MacGuill and Company to commence his traineeship and he was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in December 2017. Since then Rory has worked as a litigation solicitor with a particular focus on criminal defence and public law.
Rory is a keen court advocate and regularly appears on behalf of clients at District Court level throughout Ireland. He holds a Certificate in Advanced Advocacy from the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.
Rory has also represented detained persons before the Mental Health (Criminal Law) Review Board and is on its panel of representatives.
His particular areas of interest include criminal litigation, regulatory crime and human rights law.