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Litigation and Dispute Resolution experience
Melissa has advised on and managed the preparation of matters before the Federal Court. She has extensive experience working on enforcement and administrative law related litigation. She has worked collaboratively with clients to progress of matters, brief counsel and instruct external lawyers. Melissa has prepared and settled a range of court documents, including lay and expert evidence, submissions and concise statements. She has participated in mediation and has been instrumental in settling a number of matters by consent.
Melissa has more than 20 years practising law in the public and private sectors. She is a strategic legal adviser with significant expertise in energy, administrative, commercial, regulatory, consumer and competition law in the public and private sectors.
Melissa has extensive experience in initiating, developing and implementing frameworks for statutory decision- making and legislative and policy development. She also has significant compliance, civil penalty investigations, and litigation experience.
Melissa is known for being future focused, collaborative and inclusive. She is an innovative legal strategist with the ability to deliver excellent results for clients while maintaining strong working relationships.
Outside work, Melissa enjoys skiing, reading and spending time with family and friends.