Tom is Managing Solicitor and founded Thomas Barry & Company in 1991. Prior to that he ran the Dublin office of a Cork firm.
He graduated from University College Cork with a Bachelor of Civil Law. He qualified as a solicitor in 1983 and was one of the first Irish lawyers awarded a Masters in Business Administration (Trinity College), 1991. He is also a Notary Public, Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Commissioner for Oaths. In 2017 he was admitted a solicitor in England and Wales.
With well over 30 years’ experience in legal practice management, he has acted in precedent-setting cases in the High and Supreme Courts and successfully prosecuted before the European Court of Human Rights.
As well as being an accomplished general practitioner Tom has developed niche expertise in Defamation and Wards of Court work
Tom’s leisure interests are history, sport and travel.