Barry Crushell is a Partner of the firm’s Dublin office and Chief Operating Officer for European Operations. In this role Barry advises a wide range of Irish and international clients on a full spectrum of complex commercial and employment law matters.
Barry counsels a variety of commercial and business clients at every stage of the corporate life cycle – from early stage funding through to exit. He also provides commercial clients with practical responses to new employment legislation, case law and regulatory changes, and has an ability to strategically advise on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment law matters.
As the Chief Operating Officer for Europe, Barry directs the firm’s overall business operations, growth and development, strategic planning and corporate communications efforts throughout the region. He is responsible for overseeing a wide range of initiatives in a number of departments and areas, including human resources, finance, marketing, public relations, client relations, and the firm’s computer network and information technology departments.
A former Army Officer, Barry served with the United Nations in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Western Sahara. Barry retired from the military as second-in-command of a line operation unit before completing his solicitor traineeship with leading Irish law firm, Arthur Cox. He went on to work with US law firm Dechert, before serving as Director and Legal Counsel to a boutique consultancy.
Barry was educated at the Military College, National University of Ireland, University College London, Trinity College Dublin, the Honourable Society of Kings Inns and is currently completing a doctorate in UCD.
He is a member of the Law Society of Ireland, the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association and the Employment Law Association of Ireland.
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