Barry is an associate in the Family Owned Business and Private Client Group specialising in Succession Planning, Wills, Trusts and Estates.

Barry has experience in inheritance and succession planning for high net worth individuals and their families. Barry advises on tax, trust and estate planning including cross border succession planning (specifically in relation to the UK and Republic of Ireland). Barry also regularly assists family business owners, owner managers, and entrepreneurs to effectively structure their personal and business wealth to provide for their families and to reduce risk in the event of incapacity and death.

The scope of his work includes advising families in relation to estate planning across generations often involving the creation of structures to protect assets, mitigate against tax liabilities and ensure the smooth transition of inheritance through the generations.

Barry is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and is working to receive the STEP Advanced Certificate in Advising Family Businesses. Barry holds a MSc in Law, Business and Management.

Prior to moving to Northern Ireland, Barry previously worked for 10 years within the Private Client departments of two Top 50 UK law firms.