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Freeths LLP

THIRD FLOOR, ST JAMES' BUILDING, 61-95 OXFORD STREET, MANCHESTER, M1 6FQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 634 2540
Fax:
Fax 0845 634 2541
DX:
745360 MANCHESTER 76
Email:
Web:
www.freeths.co.uk

Joey Byrne

Tel:
Work 0845 634 2543
Email:
Freeths LLP

Work Department

Insolvency department.

Position

Joey is national head of restructuring and insolvency at Freeths. His particular speciality is contentious insolvency matters and, in particular, asset recovery.

Career

Qualified 1996. Joined Freeths as a partner in 2006.

Education

Newman College, Dublin; Trinity College, Dublin (1991 BBS (Hons)).

Leisure

Golf, national hunt horse racing, cinema.


North West: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Leading individuals

Joey Byrne - Freeths LLP

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Freeths LLP handles contentious and non-contentious insolvency mandates, acting for a number of national and regional insolvency practitioners. The team defended one of the three directors of Main Realisations Ltd (in liquidation) on a £2m wrongful trading claim against its liquidators and represented the liquidator of GP Aviation Group International who faced a £1.7m challenge from the company directors. The team also advised the joint administrators of Mellwood Construction. Begbies Traynor, KPMG, PwC, Crawfords Accountants and BDO are clients. Litigator and asset recovery specialist Joey Byrne heads the national restructuring and insolvency practice; he is ably supported by Kevin Pinkerton, who is experienced in restructuring, corporate recovery, bankruptcy and insolvency. Director Chris Ali handles transactional restructuring and insolvency matters and is experienced in insolvency-related real estate issues. Senior associate Henry Clappison is also recommended.

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