Don McGown has over 30 years of experience in International M&A and Corporate Restructuring whilst working in London, New York, Hong Kong and Brussels.
During his career, he has assisted clients in acquiring and selling companies and businesses in over 70 countries, particularly in the TMT, Industrial and Financial Institutions sectors. He has acted on a number of major M&A deals over the past two decades for clients including 21st Century Fox, News Corporation, Vodafone, ITV, AECOM, DS Smith, Cable & Wireless, TUI, Nippon Sheet Glass, BAT and BNP. Major restructuring deals include Marconi, Schefenacker, USP Hospitales, Mecom, and Quinn Group.
Don is considered a highly effective and skilled practitioner and was described as a key legal advisor to News Corporation on its abortive bid to take full control of Sky.
Before joining Hogan Lovells, Don was at a magic circle law firm for over 30 years, 25 as a partner.