Lachie Donaldson, Consultant

Lachie Donaldson joined JRT Partnership as a consultant, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge gained over 40 years in the law including  20 years as a partner at Arthur Robinson & Hedderwicks (now Allens Linklaters), and 16 years as Head of his own boutique practices. He has wide experience in substantial commercial developments, shopping centres and greenfield subdivisions.

Lachie’s clients include some of Melbourne’s best-known business people and their families.  He has a reputation for providing frank, high-level advice on tough and complex decisions.  From buying a property to overseeing substantial wealth transfers while administrating an estate, Lachie steers his clients through sometimes difficult personal and business transitions.

Lachie is involved with the Doxa Youth Welfare Foundation, which provides education programs for kids in difficult circumstances. He chaired the Council of Lauriston Girls’ School for six years during which time, in concert with the then principal Mrs Tideman, enrolments grew by 300 students, substantial development occurred both at Armadale and at the Howqua campus. He remains a close supporter of Very Special Kids.