athlete disputes.

today’s professional athlete has often developed long-standing relationships with their club, sponsors and agent.

These relationships go far beyond a typical business one. As a result, when a dispute arises with one or more of these parties it can quickly escalate and have large and far reaching consequences for the athlete, both on and off the field.

At Donaldson Law we aim to work with you and your agent, club or sponsor, to resolve disputes, before you end up in stressful and protracted litigation, so you can focus on your on-field performance.

Donaldson Law can also provide independent advice on agency and sponsorship agreements.

initial consultation.

In order to give you the best legal advice, we need to hear your story. We realise it is important that you feel comfortable sharing your story. We are happy to meet with you at a place and time suitable for you. We can meet face to face, by Skype or telephone. There will be no charge for the initial consultation if you decide not to proceed with the claim.


At Donaldson Law, we believe in always being upfront about our costs. We will discuss our fees with you in our initial consultation.

Usually, we would charge you on a fixed fee or lump sum basis. We are also happy to consider charging on an hourly basis if you prefer.

If after our initial consultation, you decide to proceed with your claim, we will discuss our fees and charges in detail with you.

We make the following assurances about our fees and expenses:

  • We do not charge you expenses for telephone calls or other administration expenses.

support services.

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