Qualified as a solicitor in Ireland with a leading Dublin law firm in January 2015, Rory O’Connor has broad private practice and in-house experience with respect to corporate, finance and banking matters. Mr. O’Connor is an associate in the global finance team of Dechert's London office. He advises on a variety of securitization, structured finance and regulatory matters, with a focus on CLOs.

In addition to his private practice experience acting predominantly for arrangers and managers in the European CLO market, Mr. O’Connor has extensive U.S. market experience as issuer counsel on a wide variety of U.S. securitizations and CLOs and is a Cayman Islands qualified attorney.

From an in-house perspective, Mr. O’Connor has completed secondments as a structurer on the European CLO desk of a U.S. investment bank and as a securities and derivatives counsel on the European CLO desk of a European investment bank.