All aspects of employment law, both individual and collective. Melanie is a tenacious advocate and is known for her ability to master challenging briefs. She is regularly instructed in heavyweight equal pay and discrimination claims and has appeared in a number of landmark cases, including several references to the Court of Justice of the European Union. She is a leading expert on the Transfer of Undertaking Regulations and on collective redundancies. Melanie has appeared in many reported cases. Recent examples include: Uber BV and others v Aslam and others (SC) 2020; Nicholls v London Borough of Croydon  ICR 542; Griffiths v. Secretary of State for Work and Pensions  ICR 160; Cavanagh v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions  ICR 826; Arch Initiatives v Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust  ICR 607; and Mustafa v Trek Highways Services Ltd  2 CMLR 45.
Called to the Bar 1995. Previously a partner in Norton Rose.
ELA, ELBA, former Chair and current Vice President of ILS.