Donovan is a corporate commercial lawyer based in Johannesburg, focussing on restructuring and recoveries. His experience also includes complex mergers and acquisitions. Donovan has successfully facilitated a multitude of transactions, leveraging his commercial expertise to negotiate, protect and maximize deal values. Going beyond the traditional legal role, he actively engages in the operational aspects of various projects across Africa and works closely with the management and technical teams to assess risks, identify opportunities for optimization, and implement strategies to mitigate potential challenges.