Melissa is an experienced property and commercial lawyer who specialises in business acquisitions in the thoroughbred industry and the protection of business trademarks and brands.


Melissa’s commercial expertise in rural conveyancing for the thoroughbred industry includes business purchases, leases, licences, access, easements, water entitlements, trademarks and intellectual property. She also has extensive experience in the areas of debt recovery, insolvency and bankruptcy, and personal property protection.

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