B.Bus (Management)/LLB (Monash University)

Areas of Practice/Interest

  • Parenting matters
  • Complex property settlements
  • De facto property matters
  • Spousal maintenance
  • Child support

Melissa was admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2007, after completing a Bachelor of Business (Management) and Bachelor of Laws at Monash University in Victoria. Melissa practised in Victoria until she moved to Perth in 2010.  

Over the course of her career, Melissa has practised in most areas of law, including Family Law, Wills and Estates and Property Law. Melissa now practises exclusively in Family Law, using her past experience and knowledge to bring value to her clients.  

Melissa has an avid interest in child relocation matters and high conflict parenting, as well as property settlement matters. Melissa was previously trained as a mediator and enjoys using these skills in negotiations for her own clients. 

Melissa is a member of the following associations: 

– Law Society of Western Australia
– Family Law Practitioners Association
– Women Lawyers of WA

In her spare time, Melissa spends her time wrangling two young boys, and is the Vice President of her local playgroup committee.