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Barry Isaacs KC - South Square

Emma O'Bryan

Barry Isaacs KC, Barrister, South Square

Barry specialises in insolvency and restructuring, banking and finance and company law. He is an Associate of the Society of Actuaries and has particular expertise in cases of financial complexity. Barry has extensive experience as an advocate and expert in overseas jurisdictions and is a past winner of Chambers & Partners insolvency/restructuring silk of the year.


Barry has appeared in numerous substantial and high-profile cases in the Supreme Court/House of Lords (eg Lehman Brothers (Waterfall), Nortel (Expenses), Rubin/New Cap Re, Sigma Finance, Mainstream Properties, Three Rivers v Bank of England), in the Court of Appeal (eg Prudential/Rothesay (Pt VII transfer), Rosesilver v Paton, Woolworths, Davenham Trust, FKI v Stribog, Golden Key, Whistlejacket Capital, OT Computers), and at first instance, including several major trials and arbitrations.

09 June 2023

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