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Barry Sharples

Director | Manchester

"Personally I have dealt solely with Barry Sharples and find him to be a competent personable individual."
The Legal 500, 2022

Call: 0345 077 9609 Mobile: 0792 986 6246

About Barry

Barry has been a qualified Debt Recovery Solicitor for 19 years and specialises in the recovery of debts in business to business relationships.

Barry has represented many household names and delivers exceptional levels of customer service in this fast paced sector. Barry predominantly focuses on the recovery of bulk debts/ledgers and also on the outsourcing of credit control functions. Barry will provide a bespoke fee arrangement which meets the requirements of each client.

Barry has led the Debt Recovery teams of boutique and national firms of solicitors.

Barry provides in house training to businesses on their Credit Control functions, and advises on how to maximise their recoveries.

Barry also has a large insolvency practice, issuing Bankruptcy and Winding Up proceedings and regularly appears in the Insolvency courts.

Notable work & expertise


  • "Barry Sharples, Head of Debt Recovery has provided a fantastic service during a very difficult period. His team have adapted and been able to prov...

    The Legal 500, 2022

  • "Barry Sharples the head of the team has a clear understanding of commercial realities to reach sensible and cost effective solutions for his clien...

    The Legal 500, 2022

  • Barry Sharples has a keen eye and doesn’t take any nonsense from the other side.

    The Legal 500, 2022

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