Rory Spillman > Signature Litigation LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Signature Litigation LLP

Work Department

Commercial Litigation, Banking Litigation


Rory specialises in financial markets and large complex multi-party international disputes, including allegations of breach of contract and contractual interpretation, breach of statutory obligations and fiduciary duties and fraud.

His experience covers High Court litigation, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court proceedings and judicial review. Rory also advises on white-collar regulatory investigations. His experience covers FCA investigations and interviews, Upper Tribunal proceedings, and advising individuals with respect to FCA investigations into them and their employers. This includes advising and working with foreign legal teams in the wider context of multi-jurisdictional regulatory, criminal and civil investigations, including SEC and DOJ proceedings.

Rory’s recent experience includes advising a lead claimant group made up of large corporations and individuals in the RBS Rights Issue Group Litigation and defending partners in a UK private equity firm, along with associated global entities, in a Commercial Court Claim alleging diversion of a business opportunity.


Trained, Hogan Lovells 2010; qualified, 2012; Associate, Signature Litigation, 2012; Partner, Signature Litigation, 2021.


London Solicitors Litigation Association (LSLA); Junior LSLA.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Banking litigation: investment and retail

(Rising stars)

Rory SpillmanSignature Litigation LLP

Disputes boutique Signature Litigation LLP‘s banking litigation team attracts praise for its ‘great specialist knowledge‘ and ‘real experience in claimant-led litigation‘. It frequently represents claimants in financial services disputes and also has experience acting for banks. The ‘outstandingGraham Huntley leads the practice which includes Abdulali Jiwaji who has particular experience in financial products and misselling disputes. The ‘stellarBecca Hogan and the ‘excellentRory Spillman among the ‘impressive‘ senior associates. The group benefits from the additions of Tom Snelling and Paul Brehony from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and Stewarts Law LLP respectively.