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Expertise

Melanie is a Senior Associate in the Corporate team with expertise in advising on a broad range of corporate matters including domestic and international private M&A, joint ventures and investments.  She also has experience in capital markets work, in particular on advising in relation to AIM admissions and placings.

Melanie believes in taking time to understand a client’s business to ensure that advice is appropriately tailored to commercial needs.

Outside of work, Melanie enjoys theatre, dinners with friends and running.

"They are flexible and show commercial acumen."

Chambers UK - 2016

In detail

Recent experience

  • Acted for the UK subsidiary of a NYSE-listed international estate agent on the purchase of a construction company.
  • Advised an international technology solutions consultancy on the sale of its business to a NASDAQ-listed purchaser.
  • Advised an online childcare provider on the sale of its business to a French purchaser.
  • Advised the founders of an online shaving equipment provider in connection with a strategic investment from a NYSE-listed corporate
  • Advised an engineering and technology company in connection with a demerger and admission to AIM

Career history

  • 2017 – present: Corporate Senior Associate, Memery Crystal LLP
  • 2014 -2017: Corporate Solicitor, Irwin Mitchell LLP
  • 2010 – 2014: Corporate Solicitor, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • 2010: Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales