About – The Practice

The firm Davidson McDonnell commenced practice in November 2015 having previously practised as RW Davidson Solicitors. RW Davidson was established by leading commercial property lawyer Ross Davidson in early 2013 as a specialist commercial property legal practice. In 2015 David McDonnell joined the practice from his position as a Partner with a leading Irish law firm and the practice was re-named.

Davidson McDonnell is a dedicated commercial property legal practice with an enviable client base comprising institutional investors, developers, funders, retailers, tenants, insolvency practitioners and high net worth individuals.

The hallmark of the practice is our degree of specialism within the commercial property sector and we regularly advise on high value and complex transactions.

Both of the firm’s principals, Ross Davidson and David McDonnell, retain practising certificates in England & Wales as well as Northern Ireland and a considerable element of the firm’s business relates to matters in England & Wales.

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Chambers UK
Ross Davidson of Davidson McDonnell has a flourishing commercial property and construction practice and advises developers and private investors on high-value matters. Clients say: “He is absolutely brilliant – very thorough and never drops the ball.”
Chambers UK: A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession 2016