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Barry Niven
  • Barry Niven
  • Partner, Head of Corporate & Commercial

Barry Niven

Recognised for his corporate/commercial expertise by the Legal 500, Barry has extensive experience and regularly advises on business and share sales and acquisitions, management buy-outs and buy-ins, shareholder’s agreements, joint venture agreements, corporate structures and company restructuring. Barry’s clients range from entrepreneurs, SMEs and owner managed businesses to subsidiaries of overseas companies, institutional lenders, investors and large corporates.

Barry’s areas of expertise include:

  • Merger, acquisitions and disposals – guiding buyers and sellers on share and business purchases/sales across a wide range of sectors and deal sizes.
  • Management buy-outs and management buy-ins
  • Demergers and reorganisations
  • Joint ventures, shareholders’ agreements and investment agreements;
  • Private equity
  • Share buy backs
  • Corporate Finance
  • Business start ups
  • Corporate governance

He also acts for creditors, companies and individuals on a wide range of insolvency scenarios from buying the business/assets of an insolvent company, restructuring to advising on use of prohibited names under section 216 of the Insolvency Act.

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