Melissa qualified as a solicitor in June 2012 and has spent her formative years at a well-known London law firm advising ultra-high net worth individuals and families in relation to private client matters. In particular:

  • Advising on offshore structures
  • Multi-jurisdictional trusts and succession planning
  • Advising on areas of UK immigration and the relocation process, including minimising UK tax exposure for non-domiciled individuals who wish to move to the UK
  • Establishing charities. Working closely with Directors of leading arts, philosophical and environmental charities
  • Latterly, Melissa helped set up and run the law firm’s multi-family office business

Melissa is also a member of The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, (STEP).