Melissa is a Dispute Resolution Partner practising in commercial litigation and international arbitration. She provides strategic advice on complex domestic and cross-border disputes. Melissa has acted in a wide range of high-stakes disputes and has particular expertise advising on disputes with a foreign element. She has lived and worked in the United Kingdom, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Australia, giving her insights into these markets.

Melissa is also experienced in managing and mitigating risk to avoid potential pitfalls.

Many of the cases Melissa resolves involve multiple proceedings in different countries. She conducts international arbitrations under a variety of governing laws and institutional rules as well as ad hoc arbitrations.

Before joining Keystone Law, Melissa was a Partner at a leading disputes firm in Dubai and before that practised at a leading international law firm.

Melissa is English and Australian qualified. She speaks English and Italian. She also speaks some Russian.