Alastair Donaldson - DW Fox Tucker Lawyers

Alastair Donaldson

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011

Sandy (Alastair) leads our Corporate & Commercial and Intellectual Property (IP) practices. With over 40 years’ experience and a particular interest in wine, agribusiness, ICT and private health insurance, he is able to advise on commercial and IP issues of all kinds.

These range from corporate fundraisings and due diligence for asset acquisitions to competition and consumer law, privacy issues and advising technology companies and research centres on the commercialisation of new technologies. Sandy’s vast expertise and experience also includes advising clients on a range of taxation issues, including the tax implications of transactions, structuring options and estate and succession planning.

Sandy's particular expertise includes the following areas:

  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Intellectual Property
  • Property
  • Tax
  • Wills & Estates
  • Agribusiness
  • Defence
  • Education
  • Family Business
  • Franchising
  • International Business
  • Not-for-Profits
  • Science & Technology
  • Wine

Additional Information

Memberships & Affiliations:

Sandy is an active member of the following associations and industry bodies:

  • Agribusiness Association of Australia
  • Australia India Business Council
  • Australian & New Zealand College of Notaries
  • Australian Society of Viticulture & Oenology
  • Copyright Society of Australia
  • Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand - Committee Member
  • International Bar Association - Committee Member
  • International Wine Law Association - Vice President of Australian Chapter
  • Law Council of Australia (Business Law) - Intellectual Property Committee Member
  • Law Society of South Australia - Commercial Law Committee and Representative for the State Taxation Consulting Group
  • Licensing Executives Society of Australia & New Zealand - Former President
  • Notaries Society of South Australia
  • The Tax Institute - Fellow
  • Wine Industry Suppliers Australia - Supplier of the Year Judging Panel Member

Office Location

Level 14, 100 King William Street
Adelaide, SA 5000

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Intellectual Property Law of the Adelaide Metro Area
Alastair Donaldson has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

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Practice Areas

Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Corporate Law
Intellectual Property Law

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