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Beauchamps

RIVERSIDE 2, SIR JOHN ROGERSONS QUAY, DUBLIN 2, IRELAND
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Work +353 1 418 0600
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Fax +353 1 418 0699
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www.beauchamps.ie
Brussels, Dublin, Dublin

Barry Cahir

Tel:
Work +353 1 4180660
Email:
Web:
www.beauchamps.ie
Beauchamps

Work Department

Insolvency & corporate restructuring, Litigation & dispute resolution

Position

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.

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

Member

  • Appointed by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation to be a member of the Company Law Review Group on behalf of The Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners
  • Past Chairman of the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioner
  • Member of the UK Insolvency Lawyers Association
  • Member of the ABFA – the Asset Based Finance Association
  • A fellow of INSOL International and Council member of INSOL Europe
  • Named as a Financial and Corporate leading lawyer in IFLR 1000 2016
  • Named in Best Lawyers, Ireland, 2017

Education

  • Bachelor of Civil Law (University College Dublin, 1995)
  • Solicitor (Law Society of Ireland, 1998)
  • INSOL International Global Insolvency Practice Course 2015/16


Ireland

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Beauchamps regularly acts for clients in highly regulated industries such as financial services, healthcare and insurance. Practice head Emma Keegan is representing the Health Information and Quality Association in relation to a statutory investigation into the National Maternity Hospital. Thomas O’Dwyer secured an injunction to block several piracy websites on behalf of the Motion Picture Association of America. Mark Heslin, Barry Cahir and Claire Callanan are also noted.

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Insolvency and corporate restructuring

Within: Insolvency and corporate restructuring

Led by Barry Cahir, Beauchamps' team provides advice to liquidators, receivers and examiners on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious insolvency and debt restructuring cases. The firm gained several new clients including Bradley’s Pharmacy, which Cahir assisted with a large-scale restructuring preserving over 140 jobs. In another new instruction, Cahir advised FLI Group on an innovative restructuring transaction through provisional liquidation and subsequent securing of an investment.

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