About Melissa

Melissa is an experience lawyer in the commercial, insolvency and property law areas, specialising in business acquisitions in the thoroughbred industry and the protection of business trademarks and brands.

Melissa works with commercial clients providing advice on their commercial transactions, business acquisitions, leases, licences, access, easements, water entitlements, acquisitions, trademarks and intellectual property.

Having gained extensive experience in commercial law throughout her career, Melissa can also provide advice in the areas of debt recovery, bankruptcy and insolvency.

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate & Commercial Law
  • Property Law
  • DA’s, Licenses, Leasing and Development
  • Intellectual Property
  • Debt Recovery
  • Bankruptcy & Insolvency

Other Experience

Melissa previously worked in general practice, commercial practice and family laws in Newcastle before relocating to Hunter Valley in 2010. Melissa and her husband operate a small cattle property. This first-hand experience gives her a clear understanding of agriculture, land and water issues.

2018 Australasian Law Awards Finalist - State Regional Firm of the Year
Regional-suburban law firm of the year 2017