Melissa joined Birketts in 2017 and is a Solicitor in our Private Client Advisory Team.
She has experience in drafting Wills, dealing with Wills and tax planning, estates, Lasting Powers of Attorney and has advised clients on estates containing English and French property.
Melissa is based in our Cambridge office.
Melissa graduated from the University of Hull in 2012 with a degree in Law with French Law and Language. In her third year, she studied French law at l’Université de Grenoble and obtained the Diplôme de Droit Français. She went on to complete the Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School in Cambridge where she achieved a distinction. Melissa qualified as a Solicitor in September 2017.
Melissa can speak French to a good level and is conversational in Portuguese.
Outside of work, Melissa is an active member of the Suffolk and North Essex Junior Lawyers Division. She is a keen netball player and continues to play local league netball as well as being a netball umpire. She also enjoys playing tennis and baking.
Melissa is recommended by Legal 500 [UK 2019].
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