Melanie is a specialist in employment law undertaking both contentious and non contentious work for clients. Her case load is largely respondent work and covers all types of claims including all areas of discrimination, transfers of undertakings and protected disclosures.


Melanie advises clients and negotiates in relation to the employment aspects of both share sales and business transfers and advises upon outsourcing contracts (both first generation and subsequent generation).


Acted on behalf of the defendants in relation to applications for injunctive relief which ran to a speedy trial in the High Court.

Acted on behalf of a respondent in relation to various multi party actions following the sale of assets by an administrator in which there were close to 1,000 claimants in each matter.

Successfully resolved a very sensitive claim of sex discrimination following judicial mediation.


Melanie enjoys spending any spare time with her young family.