Dean Barr is an associate in A&L Goodbody's Restructuring & Insolvency group in Belfast. Dean specialises in all aspects of business recovery and insolvency, handling both contentious and non-contentious matters. Dean has experience in acting for local and national banks, financial institutions, funds, creditors and insolvency practitioners in relation to business recovery and insolvency matters in Northern Ireland. Dean is an experienced litigator who also advises financial institutions and banks on financial services related litigation. Dean actively prosecutes and defends cases before the Commercial Court and Chancery Court in Northern Ireland. Dean's relevant experience includes advising:
- Cerberus in relation to a wide variety of restructuring, enforcement, debt recovery and litigation related matters arising from their purchase of various loan portfolios in Northern Ireland.
- Major retail banks including AIB (NI), National Westminster Bank plc, Bank of Ireland, Danske Bank, in relation to a wide variety of enforcement, debt recovery and litigation related matters.
- Administrators including Deloitte, and Ernst & Young in respect of administrations, and fixed charge receiverships.
- Corporate clients based outside of the Northern Irish jurisdiction, in relation to a wide variety of enforcement, debt recovery and litigation related matters.