Melanie graduated in 1989 from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Jurisprudence. In 1997 Melanie completed a Masters of Law at the University of Western Australia. She was admitted to practice in Western Australia in 1991 and to the Federal Court and High Court in 1994.
Prior to joining Lawfield, Melanie worked for many years in private practice, including as a partner of a medium sized firm. Her area of expertise is litigation, with a particular focus on commercial litigation.
Melanie advises a broad spectrum of clients on a range of litigious matters including in relation to disputes arising out of commercial contracts, property, insolvency, consumer and competition legislation and intellectual property. Melanie has a focus on understanding each client’s commercial objectives, and working with them to achieve a cost effective and efficient outcome.
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