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Garmond ICEE Folding Box – IP, Estate Planning, Corporate Advice

“We were introduced to mdp via a recommendation from a trusted professional partner to our business. Our initial enquiry was for IP protection for a start up enterprise, and based on the success of that experience, we have now used mdp for estate planning, and corporate structure advice. mdp is a unique boutique practice, that provides the intellectual competence of the large firms together with the personalised service that is engaging and comfortable. The personality of the firm is reflected across the entire team, or more correctly the team creates the personality of the firm. Competent, confident, engaged, and not a hint of hubris. It is a pleasure to work with this team.”

- Gary Skinner, Managing Director

Rinnai Australia Pty Ltd – Legal Advice, Mergers & Acquisitions

“Dealing with international trade, local manufacture, wholesaling and retail operations within rapidly changing business environments requires solid understanding of commerce, governance, compliance and risk assessment. Michael’s knowledge and his team at mdp provide a range of services that is differentiated from many of the larger firms on account of his personal involvement and strategic alignment with our business. This is a firm that is fast responding with considered and pragmatic advice from senior practitioners, and I would recommend mdp McDonald Partners in matters of law, mergers and acquisitions and strategic commercial matters without hesitation.”

- Greg Ellis, CEO

One Cent Flights – Commercial & Legal Advice

“mdp has assisted the One Cent group of companies across a range of matters. Throughout our time with mdp we have been consistently impressed with their diligence, care and efficiency. Furthermore, our business has benefited greatly from their sound advice and proactive approach. We chose mdp to assist us with a few specific areas of advice because of recommendations from others. However, we have subsequently broadened our relationship to one where almost all matters of law are discussed and advised on by mdp. This is a testament to the trust we have in their ability to deliver positive outcomes for our business.”

- Matt Donazzan, Founder

Business Development Company – Commerical & Legal Advice

“Business Development Company strives to bring world class capabilities and deep local expertise to help clients develop and grow their businesses. Our relationship with professional advisors in the business community is paramount to our success and ability to deliver a premium level of service to our clients. We enjoy an extremely close working rapport with the team at mdp and recommend them to those companies and individuals seeking strong commercial business acumen, a collaborative approach and lawyers with real world experience.”

- Matthew Larkworthy, General Manager

Leighton O’Brien Pty Ltd

“mdp has been advising Leighton O’Brien since 1998. The great benefit of the firm’s advice is that while it is of a commercial nature, it is also based on the foundation of a sound corporate commercial strategy. mdp has given us advice in relation to international licensing agreements and negotiated contracts with our international partners. We have also consulted mdp for advice on our corporate structure, both in Australia and overseas. The difference between other firms’ legal advice and the advice of mdp is the commercial acumen that is at the heart of the firm’s culture. When you work with mdp, you work with and develop relationships with the entire firm, not just Michael McDonald. We would not hesitate to recommend mdp to any business because of their practical and commercial approach that has helped us to successfully grow our business.”

- Reed Leighton, CEO

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