Dr. Donald Macfarlane
Lawyer - SBP Law
Commercial/ Business Law
Dr. Macfarlane represents all sizes of business covering all their corporate and commercial needs. Whether it is contract reviews or an acquisition of or for your business. As a trusted adviser he brings experience, technical, governance and compliance knowledge and the experience from having worked for international corporations both in legal and operational roles. Recognised as a highly commercial senior lawyer (also a Solicitor Advocate England and Solicitor admitted in Australia), he has excellent technical, IT, technology and corporate/commercial experience. Over 15 years’ experience working within large multinationals like IBM, BP and International Law Firms and SME’s including high tech start-ups like Hanzo, LDM and Baku.
Excellent understanding of all legal aspects covering Contracts, Commercial, Corporate (acquisitions and disposals), Governance, Regulatory, Compliance, eDiscovery and Legal Services including at GC level in-house. In addition to +15 years pre-sales experience, his strong technical background provides invaluable insight into negotiation, drafting and delivery of all types of corporate and commercial documentation. Typical work includes drafting and negotiating all Corporate Commercial, Technology and IT contracts often involving complex Licensing, SaaS, JV, Partnership, SPA, Commercial Loans based on Assets and Confidentiality/Security plus internal support for HR/Marketing/Sales. All contract work undertaken.
Donald currently practices out of SBP Law (www.sbplaw.co.uk). SBP Law is a boutique firm that sees itself as more than just a law firm – we are a bridge between the client and the law. Through SBP Law Donald can provide you as our client with discreet, creative and strategic business advice. SBP also has specilists in Family, Conveyancing, Commercial Property, Litigation and Insolvency. Since inception SBP Law has represented the interests of corporate and individual clients in fields usually dominated by much larger law firms.