Melissa McLaren

Senior Practice Development Lawyer

Melissa is a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales with over eleven years' post-qualification experience in dispute resolution.

Melissa has been working in the United Arab Emirates since April 2008, specialising in international and domestic arbitration and commercial litigation. Melissa is a Senior Practice Development Lawyer in our Risk and Advisory Services Team in Dubai. Melissa's role includes knowledge management, training, innovation, efficient delivery of legal services and business development for the firm's contentious practice in the Gulf.

Before becoming a Practice Development Lawyer, Melissa obtained extensive experience as a Senior Associate at two Magic Circle law firms. Her contentious practice has covered a broad range of areas including construction, shareholder, financial services, property development and employment disputes.

Melissa's latest work

    Out-Law / Insight by Melissa McLaren