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Tilly Bailey & Irvine

12 EVOLUTION, WYNYARD PARK, WYNYARD, TS22 5TB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01740 646000
Fax:
Fax 0333 444 4420
DX:
742760 BIRMINGHAM 3
Email:
Web:
www.tbilaw.co.uk

Craig Malarkey

Tel:
Work 01740 646 020
Email:
Tilly Bailey & Irvine

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Partner

Career

I work in the Corporate and Commercial team, generally advising companies and business people on all matters of company law and commercial contracts.

I deal in share and asset sales and acquisitions; corporate restructuring; management buy outs; equity and debt investment and partnership and LLP advice. I regularly advise clients on commercial agreements, including e-commerce and consumer/retailer relationships as well as preparing bespoke agreements for the sale of goods and supply of services.

I act for clients across a range of sectors, including leisure and tourism, hospitality, manufacturing, dentistry, education, charitable and other professional services.

I also lead the Academy Conversion Team.

Trainee solicitor, Tilly Bailey & Irvine, 2004 to 2006
Solicitor, Tilly Bailey & Irvine, 2006 to 2014
Associate, Tilly Bailey & Irvine, 2014 to March 31st 2016
Partner, Tilly Bailey & Irvine, from April 1st 2016

Languages

English

Education

Newcastle (2000 - 2003)
Law Degree (LLB Honours 2:1)
College of Law (York) (2003 - 2004)
Legal Practice Course


North: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in the North

Within: Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in the North

Tilly Bailey & Irvine is praised for its great depth of knowledge’. ‘Extremely knowledgeable and personable’ team head Craig Malarkey specialises in share and asset sales and acquisitions and advised the selling shareholders of Ian Farmer Associates on the sale of the entire issued share capital to RSK. John Walters, whose transactional experience includes management buyouts and venture capital deals, acted alongside Malarkey for the shareholders and directors of a multimillion-pound turnover group supplying food products to national supermarkets with the restructuring of its trading business and share structure. Other highlights included advising the shareholders of a mobile app and development company on a multimillion-pound joint venture with an insurance services provider, and assisting the shareholders of an international online sales and manufacturing business with group restructuring matters.

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North: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Tilly Bailey & Irvine receives regular instructions from SMEs, individuals, larger companies, lenders and insolvency practitioners to assist with debt recovery matters, asset transactions from insolvent companies alongside general insolvency law and corporate recovery issues. Craig Malarkey and solicitor Michael Stevens are the main contacts following the departure of former team head Kenton Bazeley, who moved to Archers Law LLP in 2018. In recent work, the group assisted a liquidator with the sale of various assets of an insolvent company to a third party, and, in a separate matter, handled an instruction from another liquidator to recover outstanding debts owned to the company in administration and to advise on misfeasance matters.

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