Melissa worked on the firm’s UK group claim on behalf of individuals who have invested in the Woodford Equity Income Fund and lost money through the fund’s collapse. She currently supports various cases challenging alleged human rights abuses and environmental damage by multinational corporations in international jurisdictions.
Before joining the firm, Melissa worked in a small legal aid firm, acting on behalf of vulnerable clients who had suffered human rights abuses or discriminatory treatment from public bodies. At university, Melissa volunteered with various human rights and access to justice organisations, including Amicus ALJ and Advocate.
Melissa achieved a first class law degree from the University of Reading. She speaks fluent German and is intermediate in French.