Melissa Willrich



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Melissa joined Birketts in December 2020 having completed her training contract with a firm based in Norwich. Melissa works within the Employment Team in our Norwich office and advises on all areas of employment law. 

Melissa advises both employers and employees on a broad range of both contentious and non-contentious matters, including: 

  • Preparing and reviewing contracts of employment and staff handbooks ensuring they are fit for purpose; 
  • Preparing and handling Employment Tribunal claims; 
  • Providing advice to individuals and businesses on settlement agreements; and
  • Advising on general employment enquiries from both employers and employees. 

Other Information

Melissa graduated from the University of Sussex with a degree in Law. 

Melissa completed the Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School in Cambridge and achieved a distinction. 

Outside of work, Melissa enjoys travelling, spending time with friends and family and going to the theatre. 

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