Commercial legal advice

for all your business and personal needs


What we do

Corporate Recovery

Early advice from experienced corporate recovery professionals will allow you to consider and explore the full range of options that are available to distressed business.

Commercial Law

We develop a detailed understanding of our clients business and offer tailored advice to their individual requirements.

Commercial Litigation

Litigation is a particular strength of our practice and we regularly advise on large and complex legal disputes. We are committed to presenting every legal remedy available...


Our insolvency lawyers are widely recognized as experts in their field and have acted in many liquidation cases throughout the State.


In this rapidly emerging area of practice we advise both employees of their duties and their rights before the law, and employers of their obligations and instituting and maintaining processes to avoid conflicts arising.


Our residential department provides a full service in relation to all aspects of residential property whether it be buying, selling or re-mortgaging, including advices on...

Probate/Administration of Estates

Administration of Estates
The probate department provides specialist advice to individuals, families and trustees regarding all matters involved in the administration of an estate. 
Making a Will
We provide a comprehensive tax and estate planning service to individuals when making their will. 


Barry Lyons Solicitors is a Dublin based commercial law firm. We specialise in providing advice to businesses so that they can get on with what they do without the onerous disruption caused by litigation and disputes. Particular areas of expertise include corporate restructuring and recovery, and commercial litigation .

We recognise the difficulties faced by small businesses in terms of accessing investment and capital and resolving historical debt issues, and regularly advise on the funding mechanisms that are most appropriate for companies at their various life stages. There are consequential impacts of restructures, including shareholder agreements and obligations, the impacts on employee terms and conditions, and lender security requirements. Our solicitors combine their knowledge of the law with extensive practical experience to give our clients innovative and efficient solutions to complex legal problems.

Our ethos is that of a dynamic and vibrant firm where the practice of the law is a pragmatic tool for our clients to accomplish their objectives. We take pride in providing practical advice by engaging in the circumstances our clients find themselves in to obtain the best results on their behalf in an objective and cost efficient manner.


Meet Barry Lyons


Bachelor of Civil Law UCD 1991

Admitted as a Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, 1996

Admitted as a Solicitor, Solicitor's Regulatory Authority for England and Wales, 2011 

Founder Member Association of Irish Insolvency Practitioners,
Insol Europe, Dublin Solicitors Bar Association


Practice Areas: Barry specializes in the area of Corporate Recovery including Examinerships, Receiverships and Liquidations. He has advised on some of the largest corporate restructuring cases in the state spanning business sectors such as real-estate development companies, construction, hotel and leisure and retail.


He also has extensive experience in commercial litigation and advises companies on matters relating to commercial and corporate transactions.


Barry is a regular contributor on corporate recovery topics to national and local print and broadcast media. His articles have featured in publications such as The Irish Times, The Irish Independent, The Sunday Business Post and The Law Society Gazette.


Other than practising law, Barry plays uniquely rhythm less bass guitar, likes offshore yacht racing and recently completed a long distance triathlon.


Crescent Hall, Mount Street Crescent, Dublin 2

Tel:  00353 1 5390060


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