Donald is head of the firm’s Corporate, Commercial & Regulatory team. He predominantly deals with clients in the family owned/owner managed sector and advises on matters corporate including providing advice on a wide range of corporate and M&A transactions, statute and regulation, corporate governance and compliance and succession planning.
Donald’s contribution to the family owned business sector was recognised at previous Scottish Family Business Awards where he was awarded the Chairman’s Award in recognition of creating one of the first university courses in the UK dealing with family business and the law.
Harper Macleod’s Corporate team has previously been awarded Corporate Firm of the Year at the Law Awards of Scotland and Donald was also previously nominated for Corporate Lawyer of the Year at the same awards.
Details of some of the deals Donald and his team have been involved in can be found in our corporate deals table.
Donald is recommended in both the UK’s independent legal directories, Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession and The Legal 500, in Corporate & Commercial where clients comment “He’s great to work with. He brings a degree of gravitas to the situation while also being very practical in his approach”.
"Donald has a strong reputation in the corporate field."
"Donald Munro is commercially solid.”
"He's a long-standing corporate partner with some good clients."