A lawyer with 24 years’ experience, Melissa has worked hard to develop Shire Legal as a dynamic and innovative legal practice.
Melissa’s unique approach delivers great results for her clients. Her solid grasp of the law sees Melissa achieving consistently excellent results for her clients.
Melissa completed her Bachelor of Commerce/Laws (with Honours) from the University of Wollongong in 1994. She then worked as an investigator with the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (formerly the Trade Practices Commission), before being admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 1996. Following admission, she joined a suburban firm and practised in the areas of commercial litigation (Local Court, District Court, Family Court, CTTT), personal injury and property law (conveyancing, leasing, mortgages).
Melissa expanded her experience even more, working as a Senior Associate in large multinational firms in the CBD, in property law, commercial litigation (District, Supreme, Federal Courts), franchising, insurance law, intellectual property and trade practices (Parts IV, V and X). She founded Shire Legal in 2003.