Melanie is a Commercial barrister with over 18 years' experience working in the private and public sectors.
She specialises in general commercial law, and has experience on advising on corporate acquisitions and private equity.
Melanie advises various NHS organisations, assisting them with CQC inspections and undertaking a ‘360 degree’ review of the back-office functions looking at best practice and providing practical recommendations for operations improvement and efficiencies.
She spends time working with different teams at an organisation to ensure that she has a continuity of view across the entire operation. This enables her to take a fresh and independent view on the organisation and to outline practical steps for improvement and efficiencies.
Melanie has previously worked for the European Commission, Justice and Home Affairs Unit in Brussels and has also worked in industry at BAE plc.
She has also undertaken secondments both with private companies and within NHS organisations.
Using her in-house commercial experience, Melanie recognises the need to spend time with clients to understand their business objectives and to provide legal support to all levels within the business.