adair donaldson is the founder and director of donaldson law.

Donaldson Law is a family-run, Veteran owned, operated and staffed business founded in 2016 by Veteran Adair Donaldson. Adair’s focus on non-adversarial approach to achieving holistic solutions for his clients’ legal issues.

Over the last 20 years working in the law, Adair has practised across several areas, but always with a strong commitment to delivering lasting and meaningful solutions for his clients.

Always innovative and client focused in his practice of the law, Adair realised that aggressive litigation was not serving his clients’ best interests and so, founded Donaldson Law.

At Donaldson Law we are passionate about helping clients tell their stories. We understand how important it is for our clients to be able to trust their solicitor and we feel it is a privilege to have clients entrust us to help resolve their issues.

This innovative practice uses collaboration to effect meaningful outcomes for clients who want more than a day in court and a financial settlement.

Since 2016 Donaldson Law has grown into a national practice with clients in all states and territories of Australia. Have a look through our Legal Services or simply send us a message, to find out more about how we can help.

no win, no fee.

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“my outlook on solicitors is now very different”

I would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank you for your efforts during my case. From day one I was made to feel at ease and received a caring attitude from Adair. I was kept informed throughout the entire process and Pat made me feel like a rock star at the mediation, staying with me the whole time.

I would have no hesitation in recommending the Donaldson Law team to whoever needs their services. After spending...

A.B. Queensland Read our Client Testimonials

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

education programs.

Adair Donaldson is the creator of the acclaimed preventative law resource Putting Youth in the Picture, and the more recent Fall Out resource.

These resources educate young people on the legal consequences of alcohol abuse, sexual assaults, consent, illicit drugs, violence, social media and the illegal use of technology. Adair has presented workshops to thousands of students, parents and athletes over the past decade.

Adair has also worked closely with the National Rugby League to develop and implement educational resources for their players and clubs. He has been appointed to the Australian Rugby League Commission’s Respectful Relationships Committee, which focuses on ensuring respect for women throughout the code.


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support services.

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