Libby Donaldson


Dispute Resolution Technology, Media and Telecoms

Libby specialises in Dispute Resolution, particularly in commercial disputes, with a focus on the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications sector.

Libby’s legal experience includes Conveyancing, Contract and Commercial advice for recruitment consultants as well as wills, trusts & probate work. Libby is currently building expertise in the TMT team providing legal input on Commercial Disputes & Intellectual Property matters.

Libby has particular experience dealing with shareholder disputes, trademark infringement, passing off and commercial debt recovery. Libby is experienced in progressing claims through the various courts including County Courts, The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court and the High Court.  She also has experience in various forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution including Mediation and Adjudication.

Work highlights


Assisting with a complex Shareholder Dispute including managing thousands of documents required for evidence.


Assisting with a trade mark infringement claim including marshalling the evidence required to commence the claim and finalising the proceedings ready for issue.


Assisting with an acrimonious and High Value Construction Dispute through the fast paced process of Adjudication.

Recent articles


Directors’ liability in intellectual property disputes

Directors of companies can be held personally liable for the infringing activities of the companies they operate



Subject access requests – the cost to your business

Whilst the level of damages awarded by the courts is relatively low, the costs associated with dealing with such claims may become very costly.



Ganz v Petronz FZE & Goren – key decisions of the arbitration claim

DMH Stallard LLP act for the claimant in the recent arbitration case of Mordchai Ganz v (1) Petronz FZE (2) Abraham Goren [2024] EWHC 635


Media spotlight

DMH Stallard noted as one of the best firms for championing women writes about the number of female professionals ranked in leading legal directory Legal500, with DMH Stallard holding 14 rankings across 20+ departments in the latest edition.