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21 ARTHUR STREET, BELFAST, BT1 4GA, NORTHERN IRELAND
Tel:
Work 028 9024 3878
Fax:
Fax 028 9023 1956
DX:
459NR BELFAST
Email:
Web:
www.millsselig.com

John Kearns

Tel:
Work 028 9044 5410
Email:
Mills Selig

Work Department

Commercial; corporate; insolvency and restructuring; licensing; partnerships.

Position

John is managing director at Mills Selig as well as head of insolvency and restructuring and licensing. He has considerable experience in joint ventures, corporate finance, acquisitions and MBO/MBis as well as general corporate matters. John also has an extensive insolvency and restructuring practice acting for insolvency practitioners in company receiverships, liquidations, voluntary arrangements, administrations as well as individual insolvency. John has successfully advised purchasers in substantial insolvency transactions. Liquor licensing is a further area of expertise and Mills Selig act for the largest off licence client in Northern Ireland with over 130 licences. John lectures at the Institute of Professional Legal Studies at Queens University on Insolvency Law and Company Law.

Member

Commercial Lawyers’ Group Northern Ireland; member of R3 Insolvency Specialist Group.

Education

Admitted as a solicitor in 1993; Mills Selig 1995.


Northern Ireland: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Leading individuals

John Kearns - Mills Selig

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Mills Selig is well known for handling corporate and personal insolvency cases; clients include distressed companies, high-net-worth individuals and trustees in bankruptcy. The firm’s recent track record spans multimillion-pound liquidations, individual voluntary arrangements and corporate restructurings revolving around the construction, real estate and professional services sectors. Managing partner John Kearns leads the team and is well versed in insolvency and restructuring proceedings, in addition to being experienced with enforcement procedures. Associate Richard Craig is experienced in leading insolvency proceedings and has acted in multimillion-pound liquidations.

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