Areas of responsibility
Melissa joined the Corporate & Commercial team in 2017 and has been working on a wide range of corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, the preparation of bespoke shareholders agreements, articles of association and other business ownership related matters.
Melissa has experience of banking matters and advises on documentation including facility agreements, debentures, corporate guarantees and deeds required as additional protection for lenders.
- Assisting with the completion of a share sale for a £36m turnover company
- Undertaking the role of Legal Counsel for a client, a technology, health and commercial focused group consisting of 15 trading companies
- Assisting with the entering into of a £5 million facility
- Negotiating and dealing with the corporate aspects of a shareholder exit
“A big thank you to Alex and his team in particular Kate and Melissa who worked diligently and at all times looked to serve our best interests. They were constantly available to provide reassuring advice through a sometimes difficult transaction and fraught period. Despite the tight deadlines and significant workload I was delighted with their performance.” – Simon Redhead, Managing Director, Wealth Solutions (UK) Ltd
“Thank you so much to you and the wider team for the professional and efficient way that Herrington Carmichael dealt with this activity.” – Andy Harris, CEO of Craley Group
“I just wanted to add my thanks to you both for your professionalism and support throughout the process. You helped us stay calm through extremely stressful situations and we are very grateful for that.” – Finance Director, National Discretionary Fund Management Business
“Melissa has been a pleasure to work with over the last few months, her ability to pick up complex commercial legal matters, together with her attention to detail has been very impressive. We would highly recommend Melissa for any commercial legal matters.” C Hall (Group Corporate Director) – Inchora Limited.
Interests and Hobbies
Outside of work Melissa loves travelling and has visited Indonesia, the UAE and the US over the past year. Melissa also enjoys playing most sports.