Melanie joined the firm's Litigation, Local Government and Property Development team in early 2012.
Melanie provides advice and representation to a range of commercial and private clients. Her areas of practice include contract disputes, leasing disputes, trade practices matters, debt recovery and insolvency.
Melanie has a particular focus on all aspects of property development and planning, acting for a range of clients, including representative bodies, Councils, developers, planners and third party objectors. She also undertakes work in respect of Local Government matters.
Prior to commencing at Mellor Olsson, Melanie was an Associate to the Honourable Justice Anderson in the Supreme Court of South Australia and, before that, practiced at a prominent commercial law firm.
Melanie graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Law (with Honours) and a Bachelor of International Studies. She is a member of the National Environmental Law Association and the Law Society of South Australia.