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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 strong on AIM work."

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