Partner, Residential Property
Melanie graduated from the University of Sussex with a Honours Law Degree in 2002, and completed the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in Guildford the following year. Upon qualification as a Solicitor in 2006, Melanie joined Gaby Hardwicke’s Commercial Property department. She became a partner in the firm in 2016 and leads the Eastbourne Residential Property team.
Since 2006, Melanie has specialised in residential leasehold and freehold transactions, including buy to let portfolios, as well as providing general property-law advice. Since 2010 she has developed specialist expertise in leasehold enfranchisement and lease extensions.
Melanie is recognised by clients and agents alike for getting transactions through to completion as quickly as possible, and for her expert problem-solving approach.
Tel: 01323 435900