Barry is an Associate in the Manchester Corporate team, mapped to the Weightmans’ Owner Managed Businesses segment (companies up to £100million turnover). He qualified as a solicitor in 2011 and joined Weightmans in January 2018.
He acts for private companies and specialises in a variety of corporate work, including: merger, acquisition and disposal activity, group re-organisations, equity investment, joint ventures, shareholders' agreements and articles of association, corporate governance and company law advisory.
Recent transactions he has acted on include:
- Acquisition of Plastique Holdings Limited (UK)
(Sonoco Holdings, Inc. (US))
- Equity investment by BGF Investments LP
(Planixs GRP Limited)
- Re-organisation and onward sale of part of an insurance brokerage business
(Caunce O’Hara to Markel UK)
- Acquisition of a plastics moulding and fabrication engineering business based in the North of England.