About Barry

Barry is a partner and head of our insolvency & corporate restructuring team. Barry acts for all stakeholders, including liquidators, receivers and examiners, in a wide range of contentious and non-contentious insolvency and debt restructuring cases.

Barry also advises on the resolution of regulatory and other corporate and commercial disputes.

Barry contributes to the Irish Chapter of the Restructuring Review - 12th Edition

Recent experience

  • Senior executives of Petroceltic on their claims in the examinership of Petroceltic
  • Hammerson Plc and Allianz Real Estate on their joint venture to acquire the Project Jewel loans (including loans secured on Dundrum Town Centre) from NAMA for €1.85 billion

  • The Quinn International Property Group on the retrieval of assets, books and records following the appointment of Kieran Wallace, share receiver, as shareholder of the group

  • NAMA on the enforcement of security and related disputes against a number of high profile debtors, including Treasury Holdings

Pragmatic, commercial, straightforward and technically excellent.
Chambers & Partners 2020
He works on complicated cases and is business-minded.
Chambers & Partners 2019
Available, commercial and service-driven.
Chambers & Partners 2019
He is extremely easy to work with and has the practical experience to resolve complex problems fast. He is also extremely organised and passionate about his practice.
Chambers & Partners 2018
Exceptional lawyer with good listening skills and wide-ranging knowledge
Chambers & Partners 2018
He commands respect among his colleagues and the opposing side.
Chambers & Partners 2018
An excellent source of pragmatic client-focused solutions
Legal 500 2018
Clients describe Barry as 'meticulous and very focused'.
Chambers Europe 2016
Barry is the partner to have on a deal if it is remotely contentious.
IFLR1000 2012
A smart guy and very good at listening, a very helpful and unusual strength.
Chambers Europe 2014