Donna Matthews > DQ > Douglas, Isle Of Man > Lawyer Profile

DQ
THE CHAMBERS
5 MOUNT PLEASANT
DOUGLAS
IM1 2PU
Isle Of Man

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial

Position

Associate Director.

Donna advises a wide range of international and local institutional clients in relation to non-contentious commercial, shipping and trust related matters.

Donna is a Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public in the Isle of Man.  Donna’s specialist areas of practice are corporate law, shipping and trust and private client.

Career

Trained MannBenham Limited; qualified Isle of Man 2005, DQ Advocates Limited 2006 to date.

Languages

English

Memberships

Donna is STEP qualified (including STEP Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes) and is a member of the Isle of Man Law Society.

Education

The College of Law

University of Lancaster

Lawyer Rankings

Isle of Man > Corporate and commercial

(Rising stars)

Donna MatthewsDQ

DQ has revamped its corporate team with the arrival of new practice head Andrew Harding, who returned to the island from Appleby‘s Guernsey office. He is particularly strong in restructuring, corporate governance and private investment structures. Managing partner Mark Dougherty shares leadership of the team, handling a range of corporate and commercial mandates. Senior associate Adam Killip, who has worked on corporate issues concerning property , trusts and fintech, and Donna Matthews who advises on the commercial aspects of trusts and shipping, are also recommended.

Isle of Man > Private client, trusts and tax

(Next Generation Partners)

Donna MatthewsDQ

DQ‘s practice in this space is jointly led by the ‘highly reputable‘ Annemarie Hughes who is ‘knowledgeable, personableempathetic‘ and ‘puts her clients needs at the forefront of everything she does‘. She advises on contentious and non-contentious trusts, private wealth and pensions, and is particularly skilled in cross-border structures. Other key figures are associate director Donna Matthews, who is an expert in advisory issues in relations to trusts and is a qualified Notary Public.