Melissa returned to the Island having obtained her Undergraduate Masters of Law from the University of Central Lancashire in 2014. She qualified as a Manx Advocate in 2017 and having previously worked at another local firm she joined Hannan Law in 2021.
Melissa practices in all areas of family law including divorce, separation agreements and financial settlements. Melissa regularly advises on issues concerning children including contact and residence, child maintenance and prohibited steps matters. She also undertakes care proceedings and regularly appears before the Isle of Man Courts.
Melissa undertakes both private client and legally aided work.