About Melissa

Melissa has extensive experience in advising on, drafting and negotiating corporate and commercial agreements. Melissa also advises clients across the Australian financial services landscape. Her corporate practice includes advising on mergers and acquisitions, restructures, corporate governance and directors’ duties, and trusts and corporations law.

Melissa’s financial services law practice includes advising self-managed super funds, trustees of superannuation funds, financial services businesses including online foreign exchanges and advising on AFS licensing.


  • Mergers and acquisitions

    Advising Consolidated Mining & Civil Pty Ltd on its $13.5m acquisition of Benagerie Gold Pty Ltd from Havilah Resources.

  • Commercial agreements

    Drafting a wide range of commercial agreements including sale and purchase agreements, shareholders agreements, trust deeds and supply of services agreements. Melissa prepares and regularly reviews legal documents for legal document provider Cleardocs Pty Ltd.

  • Corporations law advice

    Advising clients on directors’ duties, corporate structures, Corporations Act compliance and shareholder disputes.

  • Financial services

    Advising clients in respect to financial services law, including AFS Licensing and self-managed superannuation funds.

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