Rod McDonaghRod McDonagh


Senior commercial lawyer with 20+ years’ international and domestic legal experience and strong telecoms and technology sector expertise. Advises and assists on all forms of commercial transactions (distribution agreements, tenders, licencing, IP, outsourcing, joint ventures, compliance and governance) and in the resolution of company and commercial disputes. Experienced executive / non-executive director and chairman.

Professional Background

  • Commercial Chambers – Barrister
  • Spirit Motorcycles Limited – Chairman
  • South Somerset Citizen’s Advice Services – Chairman
  • Nokia – Senior Counsel, Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Alcatel Lucent– Senior Counsel, Core Networks
  • Genesys Telecom – Senior Counsel EMEA
  • William Fry Solicitors – Senior Associate
  • Gateway Computers Inc. – Group Counsel, EMEA
  • Holborn Chambers – Barrister


22 years’ experience

“Working for Halebury allows me to continue to practice at the highest level whilst offering flexibility to manage my other interests and businesses.”