Felicity Donald

Felicity Donald

Senior Associate Solicitor

Biography

Felicity has in excess of 10 years of experience as a dispute practitioner.  She is a Senior Lawyer in the Commercial Litigation and Building & Construction teams at Roberts Legal.  Her clients include companies, business owners, builders, contractors, and individuals.  Her practice is focused on advising and assisting clients to best resolve disputes and assess commercial risks.  She is highly skilled in representing her clients both in informal negotiations, and in Court or Tribunal proceedings should they become necessary.

Felicity also practices in Insolvency & Restructuring.  She acts for Liquidators and business and individual clients, and assists with assessing their circumstances, providing advice and negotiating with other parties involved in a prospective bankruptcy or liquidation.

Felicity is particularly focused on avoiding expensive litigation where possible by providing accurate and timely advice to clients to assist in managing commercial risks, and by engaging other parties at an early stage to explore amicable resolutions to disputes.

Felicity comes from a background of acting for major insurers and companies and brings this unique perspective and insight to her work at Roberts Legal.

Approach

I aim to provide clients with detailed, helpful advice to assist clients to make informed decisions about their legal issues.

I help clients to fully evaluate their position early on and I work with clients to develop a strategy for achieving an outcome that the client is satisfied with.

I keep clients informed of the costs and likely costs of assisting with their legal issues.

I aim to explain legal concepts in a down-to-earth manner and am happy to answer questions as they arise.

Qualifications

Felicity has Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Newcastle. She also holds a Diploma of Legal Practice and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

Felicity is admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia.

Memberships

Articles by Felicity

Building & Construction Law
29/07/2016 by Felicity Donald

Service of Payment Claims by Email

CAN it be done? SHOULD it be done? With the increasing use of emails for communications, it is becoming commonplace for businesses to send tax invoices to clients via email for payment. If the tax invoice relates to work performed under a construction contract, your business may have rights to prompt payment under the Building […]

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Testimonials

Felicity understood that during our tough time we need full trigger on the pulse.

“I found the service and constant updates to be very personal, Felicity understood that during our tough time we need full trigger on the pulse service and she delivered every time”