Barry heads the market-leading Insolvency & Corporate Recovery team at Beauchamps in Dublin where he advises a wide range of clients on contentious and non-contentious restructuring, insolvency and corporate recovery issues.

Barry is a Fellow of INSOL International and a member of the council for INSOL Europe where he is also part of the Brexit group.

In addition, Barry stands appointed by the Irish Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation as a member of the statutory Company Law Review Group (“CLRG”) where he represents the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners. He chairs the CLRG’s corporate insolvency committee which has recently published a report recommending the adoption of the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross Border Insolvency.

Barry is a past Chairman of the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners and an active member of the UK Insolvency Lawyers' Association.