Chris Barr is a Partner in our Litigation and Dispute Resolution group. With his extensive expertise, Chris is well-versed in both domestic and international matters involving corporate restructuring and insolvency.
He offers guidance to a wide spectrum of stakeholders, including debtors, creditors, sponsors, and insolvency practitioners.
Chris has actively participated in significant corporate insolvency cases and restructuring transactions in Australia and the United Kingdom. Additionally, he has accumulated substantial experience handling large and complex cross-border transactions that encompass the United States, Hong Kong, and the Cayman Islands.
Chris is also an integral member of the McR Private team, supporting our family office and private clients.
Before joining McCullough Robertson, Chris dedicated several years to working in London during which he practiced at a prominent Magic Circle firm and a leading U.S. law firm.
Global mineral corporation
Advising on the financial restructuring of an ASX-listed global mineral corporation.
Queensland coal export terminal
Advising on the successful financial restructuring of a Queensland coal export terminal.
Office space provider
Advising a global office space provider in ongoing confidential instructions in relation to the work-out and restructuring of its distressed subsidiaries.
Advising the voluntary administrators of an Australian swimwear company.
U.S. lifestyle brand
Advising an American lifestyle brand in relation to its acquisition of an Australian stationery retailer and its subsequent voluntary administration.
Advising the voluntary administrators appointed to a design and construction company.