Melanie graduated from the University of Canterbury in 2019 with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Anthropology. Melanie was admitted to the bar in 2020. 

Melanie joined Corcoran French in June 2022 after working at a large Trustee Company and then working for another law firm in Christchurch. Melanie is part of our family team, specialising in relationship property, contracting out agreements, and applications to the Family Court under the Care of Children Act and Family Violence Act. Melanie is based in our Christchurch office. 

Outside of work Melanie enjoys going for walks in nature, exploring local cafes, and running.