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Begbies Traynor boosts Liverpool office with appointment of restructuring expert Stephen Berry

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Date Published: 04/05/2023
Begbies Traynor has bolstered its Liverpool office with the appointment of experienced restructuring expert Stephen Berry as partner.

Berry is a licensed insolvency practitioner and former solicitor specialising in corporate recovery and insolvency. He is also the President of Merseyside Corporate Recovery Professionals.

Prior to joining Begbies Traynor, Berry launched and headed up the Opus team in Liverpool providing restructuring and insolvency services in the region.

Berry and his Liverpool-based partner Jason Greenhalgh have more than 50 years of combined experience in the regional marketplace making it the strongest insolvency and restructuring team in Liverpool.

Paul Stanley, North West Regional Managing Partner at Begbies Traynor, said:

"We are delighted to welcome Stephen to the Begbies Traynor team. His extensive experience in the industry and his outstanding reputation as a restructuring professional make him an ideal fit for our firm. Stephen is experienced, well connected professionally and has a wealth of experience in our sector.

“We believe that Stephen's appointment will strengthen our existing team in Liverpool and enable us to develop  our business across the City Region which will play an important role in the strategy for our wider North West team as well as our Group. We’ve been established in Liverpool for more than twenty years and this appointment makes us even stronger as a team.”

Stephen Berry, partner at Begbies Traynor, said:

"I’m excited to join Begbies Traynor and looking forward to working alongside my new colleagues. I’m proud to be appointed to join the team here in my home city and I’m committed to maintaining my existing professional relationships and developing new ones as we continue to develop our business in Liverpool.”

With offices across the UK, Begbies Traynor provides a range of professional services to businesses in financial distress whether that involves restructuring, refinancing, or insolvency.

The appointment of Stephen Berry as partner in the Liverpool office is a significant development for Begbies Traynor and demonstrates the firm's commitment to providing the highest quality of service in the region.

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Paul qualified as a chartered accountant in 1987 with Arthur Andersen an international accounting practice. He worked on audits, management consultancy and buy out due diligence before specialising in insolvency and investigations. In 1990 he was granted an insolvency licence by ICAEW.

He worked on the Robert Maxwell private company administrations in the Middle East in the early nineties and developed strong banking relationships. In 1993 he joined up again with ex-Andersen's colleague Ric Traynor as Ric's first partner in the firm which later changed its name to Begbies Traynor. Paul acts as managing partner in the Manchester office and sits on both the firm's management and technical committees. He has a reputation as a straight-talking, honest advisor who is both technically strong and commercial.

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