Sports Law

Donal Spring is a former Munster and Irish Rugby International and has dealt with many contentious matters with high-profile clients. He is an expert on the requirements for fair procedures and natural justice. Donal regularly advises professional players of the IRFU and the four Provinces in disciplinary matters and the appeals process.

Chambers Europe highly recommend Donal as an experienced and pragmatic lawyer, stating that he is well known for his expertise in contentious matters, describing him as a tremendous fighter.

Donal is a member of the Employment Law Association of Ireland and was a member of the team awarded Employment Lawyer/ Employment Law Team of the Year at the Irish Law Awards 2013. Donal is a trained Mediator and is a member of the Mediators Institute of Ireland

Chambers Europe cited that he attracts ‚Äúconsiderable plaudits for his expertise in this area.” I often refer senior employees to him, I know he will look after them,” explains one peer.