Melissa is a dispute resolution lawyer practicing in commercial litigation and international arbitration. She resolves international and domestic disputes and has specialist experience in Russian and Middle Eastern disputes having worked in Moscow and Dubai. She is dual-qualified in England and Australia and has advised on many multi-jurisdictional disputes in a range of industry sectors including commercial, energy and resources, real estate, infrastructure, corporate and finance.

Melissa conducts commercial and international arbitrations under a variety of governing laws and institutional rules. She also acts in ad hoc arbitrations.

Previously Melissa was a Partner at a top disputes firm in Dubai, and before that she worked at international law firms in London, Moscow and Perth.

She speaks English (native), Italian (fluent) and Russian (conversational).