Melanie has many years' experience of advising on a range of corporate and transactional matters, including private equity investments (both angel and venture capital investments), shareholder agreements and company sales and acquisitions.
In addition to advising on commercial contracts generally, she also has a particular interest and expertise in intellectual property (including research and development agreements, collaboration agreements, IP licences and IP assignations) as well as data protection. Melanie regularly acts for angel investors in early to mid-stage private equity investments. She also advises start-ups, spin-outs and other SME companies on a number of corporate and commercial subjects in a variety of sectors (including technology, software, life sciences and retail). She is dual qualified in both English and Scot law.