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    Melissa Taylor


    Melissa is a solicitor in our Dispute Resolution department, where she works closely with her clients to provide cost-effective and practical solutions to disputes.

    Having studied law at Leeds University, Melissa joined Lyons Davidson in 2011, where she worked in our insurance litigation and employment departments before commencing her training contract in 2014. Her training included a seat in our Corporate and Commercial department, where she worked closely with key business clients in the food and waste management sectors, before joining the Commercial Dispute Resolution team, where she qualified as a solicitor in 2016.

    Melissa works closely with her clients, considering strategy in order to settle disputes quickly and cost-effectively. In addition to her extensive litigation experience (including providing advice on matters requiring urgent injunctive relief), she has experience of mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

    Melissa advises on a number of complex contract disputes, including enforcement of restrictive covenants and construction claims. She also advises on professional negligence claims and continues to develop her interest and expertise in intellectual property.

    Melissa continues to work with the corporate and commercial team to provide a full service to our key business clients.

    Email: [email protected]
    Direct Dial: 0117 904 6348

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