Norman Donato

Norman Donato

Partner
Bartier Perry Pty Limited

Since 1987 Norman has been practicing as a corporate and commercial lawyer, advising national and
international clients, government bodies, major banks and publicly listed companies.
He advises on all aspects of commercial law including drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts,
governance, managing complex commercial negotiations and regularly acts on complex transactions.
He is also a specialist in the banking and finance sector, particularly in securities and duties law.
Norman has extensive experience in working with government in-house legal teams to help them
deliver their services to the public, and to develop and scope projects from both a legal and
commercial perspective. He is also a regular speaker and presents seminars on topics including
Director’s Duties, Privacy and E-Commerce.
As President of the Commercial Law Association Limited for the past 8 years, Norman has had the
opportunity to contribute to the continuing legal education programs offered to practitioners. He has
worked with some of the leading legal industry presenters, including judges and senior counsel, in
arranging and delivering high quality continuing legal education seminars