After graduating with a law degree and Legal Practice Course at the University West of England, Michelle joined Lyons Davidson in 1996 as a trainee solicitor, qualifying in 1998.
Michelle specialised in employment law, advising predominantly on commercial employment issues for a wide range of employer clients, as well as delivering training on current issues in employment law. She was made Head of the Employment Department and became a Partner in 2000. On incorporation of Lyons Davidson in 2011, Michelle was appointed to the Board and is now the Commercial Director, with a wide range of operational and HR responsibilities.
Michelle sits on the Legal Expense Insurance committee of the Association of Consumer Support Organisations.