Gary is an experienced regulatory, information and commercial law solicitor who provides strategic legal services to clients in the health, professions, financial services, insurance, public and sport sectors.
He qualified in 1986 and joined DAC Beachcroft in 2014 from another large Irish law firm, where he had been a partner and had served as chairman.
Gary acts for public bodies, publicly-funded organisations, professionals and their representative associations, insurers, businesses and corporate clients on strategic regulatory, information and commercial law issues. The regulatory law issues include regulatory change management, legislative representation, inspections, investigations, inquests and inquiries, professional discipline and fitness to practise, integrity and probity proceedings, health and safety defence. The information law issues include cyber risk and data breach, data protection, information governance and freedom of information. The commercial law issues include commercial agreements, corporate governance, and competition law.
In addition, Gary regularly writes articles and gives talks and workshops on his areas of expertise.
"Regulatory and disciplinary specialist Gary Rice provides ‘realistic advice’" The Legal 500, 2018 Edition, Ireland – Dispute Resolution