Sharon Barrett is a director at Duff & Phelps.



Managing Director

Sharon Barrett is a managing director in the Dublin office and is heavily involved in all aspects of advisory, restructuring, insolvency and disputes and investigations. Sharon’s key areas of expertise are in evaluation, restructuring, business advisory and reviews, and trading analysis.

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Having come from a banking background, Sharon brings extensive credit management experience to her role.

Sharon is highly focused on delivering quality information and timely reports to the end client, and her focus on strategy enables customers to make informed decisions in relation to business and assets. She works with cases across a variety of sectors, primarily property and trading assignments. She is also currently working on a large assignment involving significant forensic investigation.  Sharon has been actively involved in finding solutions to issues arising across her assignments, including liaising with tenants in respect of disputes, dealing with borrowers, staff and management on difficult trading assignments, liaising with planning professionals to secure enhanced asset values on sale, and completing forensic reviews in respect of complex and litigious cases.

Sharon’s industry experience has provided her with a significant number of contacts within the legal, financial, construction and trading sectors, which gives her access to a large variety of specialist professionals, whose skills she can call on in the management of her assignments.

Sharon is a Qualified Financial Advisor and a Member of The Institute of Bankers. She is also a member of the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners.

Irish Restaurant and Hospitality Business Sentiment Survey – 2023 Edition

Irish Restaurant and Hospitality Business Sentiment Survey – 2023 Edition

Kroll, in association with the Restaurants Association of Ireland, recently concluded a survey on the 2023 business sentiment for Ireland’s hospitality sector.

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