more experience to benefit you.

We specialise in only a few practice areas, our extensive experience in these areas means better outcomes for you.

more money in your pocket.

Many law firms have a range of hidden costs, find out how we do things differently at Donaldson Law.

more focused on
your needs.

To us, you’re a person and not a legal problem. We’re here to listen to your story and support you.

Call us now for a free confidential discussion to see how we can help: 1800 940 693

abuse law.

We assist survivors of sexual, physical and institutional abuse and those who have experienced sexual harassment. It can be hard to come forward, our trauma focused approach makes it easier.

Abuse Law Services

ADF claims.

At Donaldson Law, we can help former Defence members with claims involving Super Invalidity Benefits, Historical Abuse and applications to the Defence Reparation Scheme.

ADF Claims Services

landowner compensation.

We can provide legal advice and guidance to landowners if you have compensation claims regarding either contamination by PFAS chemicals, or because of land resumption.

the donaldson law difference.

we’re focused on you.

Taking the step to talk to a lawyer can be difficult. We are easy to talk to and understanding. We judge ourselves not only on the results we deliver for you, but also how we have made you feel.

We keep the number of claims every solicitor handles low, so they have time to focus on you and achieve the best results in as short a time frame as possible. We also know everyone’s story is unique, we take the time to listen to you and always advise the best path forward for your circumstances.

we work towards out of court solutions.

We are not an aggressive or adversarial law firm. The more lawyers fight, the more it costs you. In our experience clients don’t want their day in court. They want a matter resolved as quickly and cost-effectively as possible, whilst achieving a positive outcome.

no win, no fee.

Not all No Win, No Fee agreements are created equally, find out what makes ours different to many other law firms.

contact us.

We’ll listen to you and let you know if we can help you, free of obligation or charge.

Contact us using any of the methods below and we’ll get back to you within one working day, if not sooner.

Alternatively, simply complete our short contact form and we’ll get back to you using your preferred contact method.

We have achieved over 500 settlements and $105 million in compensation in under 8 years.


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“After the initial contact, my matter was handled by Lisa Kinder who I found to be very approachable and understanding. She guided me through the process and at every stage showed empathy which made me feel very comfortable discussing what had happened to me. ”

I first contacted Donaldson Law in 2018 after seeing a media article about abuse in various arms of the Defence Forces in Australia during the sixties and seventies. At first, I was extremely reluctant to make contact as I had kept my personal experiences in the forces during that time to myself for decades. I could not see myself discussing those experiences with anyone let alone a stranger. As it had been fifty years, I couldn't see how anything could...

D.R. New South Wales Read our Client Testimonials

support services.

We encourage you to talk to and rely on the support of family, friends and professional services.