Donald is a partner in the Finance team specialising in acquisition finance. He has been a partner since 2015 and became the firm's CSR Partner in 2017.
Leveraged finance and refinancing expertise
Donald is a highly experienced practitioner specialising in transaction financing work with a particular focus on advising the firm's key private equity houses and other financial sponsors (including their portfolio companies) on both cross border and domestic leveraged finance acquisitions and refinancings.
Corporate facilities expertise
Donald also advises major listed and non-listed corporate borrowers on new debt facilities to support acquisitions, refinancing their existing debt facilities and other corporate facilities.
Corporate Social Responsibility recognition
As the firm's CSR partner, Donald has overall responsibility for the development and delivery of the firm’s wide-ranging CSR Programme, which provides support to charities, local communities, and not-for-profit-organisations, as well as improving access to justice by broadening the range of people who can access our legal skills through our award-winning pro bono programme. Donald's role also includes leading the exciting work of our innovative CSR Art Programme, which helps support graduating artists from the University of Westminster and the Royal College of Art with their transition from student life to professional practice.