Melanie provides practical employment advice to businesses, directors, partner/members and employees, particularly to clients in the financial services and technology sectors. She has 18 years’ experience in this area and has expertise in negotiating contracts and settlement agreements.
Melanie is Joint Head of the Irwin Mitchell French Group.
Melanie advises boards on their business structures and throughout reorganisation proceedings. She also assists businesses on making their acquisitions and sales.
She has experience in handling a variety of cases, including:
- International work
- Senior Executive departures
- Unfair dismissals (including disciplinary investigations) and wrongful dismissals
- Equal pay and discrimination claims
- Restrictive covenant and bonus litigation
- Settlement agreements
She is ranked as an expert in legal directories Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.
Melanie qualified as a solicitor in 1998.