Terence McDonald - Senior Counsel & Advocate

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  • Commercial, Corporate and Finance
  • Real Estate and Property
  • Business for the Self Employed
  • Disputes
  • Wills, estates, trusts and family settlements
  • Financial Services and Private Equity
  • Manufacturing
  • Real Estate


Terence has been in practice on the Island for nearly 30 years and until 2004 and he was noted for his work as a criminal defence and human rights lawyer. Latterly he has concentrated on commercial and corporate law for which he has built up a fine reputation. He is very conscious of the cost of law and tries to avoid formal litigation and looks for practical solutions for what are often complex legal problems.”

His present fields of expertise cover company and general commercial matters and he has particular expertise in corporate governance which is also a subject upon which he lectures. He is also known as an academic having lectured on numerous business legal subjects and has been commended for his teaching by those studying for the Chartered Institute of Secretaries qualification and the International Finance and Administration diploma.

He holds degrees from three Universities, a Bachelor Degree in law as well as an MA and LLM - the LLM being in corporate governance and international law. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and a Notary Public and Commissioner for Oaths Terence is currently a member of the Isle of Man Law Society Council.