Felicity is an exceptional advocate with over 16 years’ experience in Litigation & Dispute Resolution with a focus on commercial, construction, professional negligence and intellectual property disputes.

Felicity Donald

Special Counsel

Felicity specialises in resolving complex commercial, construction and intellectual property disputes for businesses throughout New South Wales. She also represents claimants in relation to professional negligence claims against Lawyers, Accountants and other professionals.


Felicity has over 15 years of experience in litigation and dispute resolution. She joined Roberts Legal in December 2014 and is now a Special Counsel in the Commercial Litigation and Building & Construction teams at Roberts Legal. She has a particular focus on assisting clients with their commercial litigation, building and construction, intellectual property and professional negligence disputes. Felicity prides herself on advising and assisting clients to assess commercial risks and best resolve disputes .

Felicity’s clients include companies, business owners, builders, contractors and individuals.  She is highly skilled in providing practical advice and in representing her clients both in informal negotiations, and in proceedings in the District Court, Local Court, Supreme Court and NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal should proceedings become necessary. Felicity also regularly advises on the preparation and implementation of commercial agreements, trade mark applications and the provisions of legislation including the Building & Construction Industry Security of Payment Act, Home Building Act, Corporations Act and Trade Marks Act.

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.


Felicity aims to provide detailed, helpful advice to assist clients to make informed decisions about their legal issues.

Felicity helps her clients to fully evaluate their position early on.

She works with her clients to develop a strategy for achieving an outcome that they are satisfied with to ensure, wherever possible, that issues are resolved in a timely and cost effective manner.

Felicity efficiently manages the engagement of experts and other consultants as may be required to assist with a client’s matters.

Felicity always aims to explain legal concepts in a down-to-earth manner and she is happy to answer questions as they arise.


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

Felicity was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2005 and of the High Court of Australia in 2011.

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