Principal Knowledge Development lawyer, Contentious Construction & Engineering
Melissa specialises in dispute resolution and avoidance within the engineering, projects, transport, energy, utilities, construction and property development sectors.
She advises owners, developers, major contractors and specialist sub-contractors, utility companies and consultants on disputes arising out of standard form and bespoke contracts.
She has experience of Technology and Construction Court litigation, and LDR including arbitration, adjudication, mediation, expert determination and structured negotiations.
She was seconded to Galliford Try Plc in 2001 where she drafted and advised on commercial and construction contract terms, as well as conducting litigation, arbitration and adjudication.
Melissa has authored, and now maintains, the tendering and procurement section of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors isurv website’